A producer and financier who've made no films have paid a fortune to secure screen rights to "Shadowmancer," a fantasy novel that has drawn comparisons to the "Harry Potter" series.
Rhythm & Hues has landed the role as lead special effects studio on the Walt Disney Studios and Walden Media fantasy epic "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," which…
"Soul Plane" scribe Chuck Wilson will write "Meet the Mo'Fockers" for Maverick Entertainment, based on a story he created with actor-comedian DeRay Davis. Comedy will also be Wilson's…
DreamWorks and Revolution Studios are joining forces to make "The Prizewinner of Defiant, Ohio," with Julianne Moore in line to star. Fact-based story concerns a mother of 10 who saved her family…
With two Alexander the Great projects on the way, make room for competing Napoleon pics as well. Al Pacino will play Monsieur Bonaparte this fall in "The Monster of Longwood," an adaptation of a…
Independent film shingle Deutsch/Open City has promoted head of development Tory Tunnell to VP and retained Gotham literary agency Franklin & Siegel Associates to scout books for feature development.
"The Passion of the Christ" continued to draw the faithful in Latin America and attracted a fair number of Brits over the weekend -- but not enough in the latter to knock off the soph sesh of…
In-person tributes to Milos Forman, Chris Cooper and Cyd Charisse are among the highlights announced for the 47th San Francisco Film Festival, which unspools April 15-29 at various Bay Area locations.
Continuing a buying spree that has yielded four acquisitions in the past month, Gotham-based specialty distrib Wellspring has acquired U.S. rights to French director Anne Fontaine's erotic drama…
Warner Bros. Pictures has optioned the feature film rights to U.K. novel "The Giants and the Joneses" for "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman to produce.
Festival favorite "Duck Season" (Temporada de patos) by Fernando Eimbcke took home seven Mayahuel awards Thursday and a booty amounting to $70,000 in a record-breaking sweep of the 19th Guadalajara…