Japanese major Shochiku has persuaded modernist helmer and former documentarian Kore-eda Hirokazu to direct his first samurai movie.
Georgian documaker Nino Kirtadze's "The Pipeline Next Door," about a small village struggling against the might of oil giant BP over a pipeline, has scooped the European Film Academy prize for…
The 16th edition of the Stockholm Intl. Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup of 160 pics from 40 countries, including 51 debut films. The world premiere of Swedish sci-fi action "Storm" by Mans…
Dimension has set helmer Mikael Hafstrom and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura for a horror adaptation of the Stephen King short story "1408."
Aaron Eckhart will star opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones in "Mostly Martha," the Scott Hicks-directed remake of the 2001 German film. Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures are financing the Castle…
Chiwetel Ejiofor has been set to star in the Alfonso Cuaron-directed "Children of Men," as well as the Michael Almereyda-helmed indie "Tonight at Noon."
Summit Entertainment and Mandalay Pictures are launching "Countdown," acquiring film rights to Richard Matheson's "Death Ship" short story and "Twilight Zone" episode.
Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth has been hired by Warner Bros. to adapt "Shantaram," the Gregory David Roberts novel being developed as a starring vehicle for Johnny Depp. Pic will be produced…
Paramount is in final negotiations with Brit filmmaker Matthew Vaughn ("Layer Cake") to direct and produce his adaptation of Neil Gaiman's adult fairy tale "Stardust." Vaughn penned the script with…
Kevin and Darren Jordan, the producers of the recent Toronto Film Festival entry "Brooklyn Lobster," have joined with Matt Coogan to form Meadowbrook Pictures and release the film independently.
The Art Directors Guild has tapped production designers John Box, Hans Dreier, Cedric Gibbons, Jan Scott and Alexander Trauner for induction into its Hall of Fame.
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