With his "Mad Max" sequel stalled, Mel Gibson has found a new chopper. Gibson is negotiating with Warner Bros. Pictures to star in "Under and Alone," an action drama based on the true story of ATF…
Spyglass Entertainment Group, which signed a four-year first-look non-exclusive co-financing and production deal with DreamWorks in December, will move its deal to Sony's Columbia Pictures.
In a seven-figure deal, MGM has set lawyer-turned-writer David E. Kelley to script the feature remake of Agatha Christie's classic mystery "Witness for the Prosecution."
The Palm Springs Fest of Short Films wrapped Monday with attendance up 30% to 11,000. The seven-day fest screened more than 265 short films culled from 2,000 submissions.
Newmarket Film Group has picked up U.S. distribution rights to "Stander," starring Thomas Jane. Directed by Bronwen Hughes ("Forces of Nature"), pic was acquired out of the Toronto Film Festival.
Controversial U.S. pic "Ken Park" was cited Monday at an the Intl. Ratings Conference as an example of the widely differing standards of film classification around the world.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" has demolished the notion that the skull-and-crossbones is cursed at the B.O., becoming producer Jerry Bruckheimer's biggest hit with a…
Suzanne and Jennifer Todd, producers of the "Austin Powers" comedies and "Memento," have moved their Team Todd production shingle from DreamWorks to Revolution Studios.
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Cuban street docu "Suite Habana," which opened the San Sebastian Film Festival competition Thursday, has closed all rights distribution deals with Ocean Films for France and Trigon Films for…
ContentFilm will produce an update of John Cheever's classic short story "The Swimmer," with Alec Baldwin taking the title role played by Burt Lancaster in Frank Perry's 1968 film.