Tim Robbins has signed on for a supporting role opposite Thandie Newton and Mark Wahlberg in romantic thriller "The Truth About Charlie" for director Jonathan Demme and Universal Pictures.
Flush with success of "Crouching Tiger" and a gravity-defying year of international sales, Good Machine is promoting key sales and acquisitions staffers.
Swedish director Roy Andersson's "Songs From the Second Floor," which won the Jury Grand Prix at Cannes in 2000, received the four top nods at the Golden Bugs ceremony, Sweden's equivalent to the…
Danish director Soren Kragh-Jacobsen, whose "Mifune" was a Silver Bear winner at the 1999 Berlin Film Fest, will begin filming his next feature, "Skagerak," later this year. Iben Hjejle ("Mifune,"…
Robert Macolino is ankling Village Cinemas after a year as general manager of the Australian loop, ending a 12-year career with parent Village Roadshow. He has decided to pursue his original passion…
Faith Hill is eyeing the silver screen: The country/pop singer has expressed interest in playing the lead in "Even Steven," a romantic comedy penned by Nancey Silvers that was just acquired by New…
Sony Pictures Classics is in advanced negotiations to take domestic rights to Sundance American Spectrum pic "Haiku Tunnel," directed by Jacob and Josh Kornbluth.
Diversity and humor carried the day at the 23rd Clermont-Ferrand Intl. Festival for short films. The best attended edition to date screened more than 400 shorts and tallied close to 130,000 tickets…
John Cusack has filled his pre-strike slate with two independent projects: He'll act as exec producer on the Lot 47 Films and Blow Up Pictures co-production "Never Get Outta the Boat" and will star…
Outgoing Berlin Intl. Film fest director Moritz de Hadeln opened his final event Wednesday night with a plea: Plow more money into homegrown pics.
Jackie Chan may be a Hollywood fixture these days in films like "Shanghai Noon" and the upcoming "Rush Hour 2," but back home in Asia, folks still yearn to see the Chinese superstar in his familiar…