"Spider-Man 2" kicked off its offshore adventure in Australia in the first wave of a three-pronged international rollout, spinning a socko A$1.6 million ($1.12 million) on 409 screens to become the…
New Line Cinema has acquired "Baby Got Backhand" from tyro scribe Colleen McGuinness.
The 61st Venice Intl. Film Festival will award career Golden Lions to "Singin' in the Rain" helmer Stanley Donen and vet Manoel de Oliveira in recognition for their contributions to "redefining…
Japan's Toho-Towa, one of the oldest local distribs of U.S. films, announced Wednesday that Yoko Asakura will now handle all Stateside acquisitions and marketing via her Los Angeles-based shingle…
"The most boring thing about sex," says a character in Antonio Dyaz's sophomore effort, "is talking about it." That's exactly what happens in pretentious and sluggish piece about a bunch of nuclear…
A deep dark secret is plenty deep but not all that dark in "Elena's Gift," a murky family drama set in Corsica. Vet actors keep dour proceedings just above the level of knee-jerk sentiment but…
Bob Nelson has penned an original script inspired by Bernard Cooper's L.A. magazine article "The Bill From My Father" for Warner Bros. and producer David Heyman's Heyday Films.
New Line has acquired the Japanese novel "Out" and will draft it into an Americanized thriller that will be directed by Hideo Nakata.
"Lilo & Stitch" team Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois are moving forward with very different projects under the Walt Disney Pictures banner.
Screenwriter Michael McGruther has relocated his production shingle Buffalonickel Films to Los Angeles and has optioned the rights to Arthur C. Clarke's first published novel, "Prelude to Space," and…
Revolution Studios is near a deal with RKO Pictures to acquire remake rights to "Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House."