ShoWest 2003 has announced its first big studio screening, Sony/Revolution's Jack Nicholson-Adam Sandler laffer "Anger Management," which is set to unspool for assembled exhibs March 5.
Jean-Claude LaMarre will write and produce "Nora's Hair Salon," a comedy set in East Los Angeles.
Spanish thesp Assumpta Serna will preside over the jury at the 18th annual Mar del Plata film fest, which unspools March 6-15.
Argentinean helmer Daniel Barone ("Alma mia," "Cohen vs. Rosi") has started production on romantic comedy "El dia que me amen" (The Day They Loved Me).
Vivendi Deutschland, parent of Studio Babelsberg, is in talks with local investors to sell its money-losing Babelsberg Studio Tour subsidiary.
The European Union on Thursday unveiled a proposal for a directive intended to bolster the fight against piracy and counterfeiting in Europe.
Warner Bros. and John Wells Prods. have optioned "Retribution," a first novel by former Florida Assistant State Attorney Jilliane P. Hoffman, in a deal worth a high six figures.
Frances McDormand is set to star in the untitled Columbia Pictures comedy written and directed by Nancy Meyers. She joins Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves and Amanda Peet.
In an effort to feed a three-year production deal it forged with director Todd Phillips ("Road Trip"), Dimension Films has made a three-script deal with scribes Jeremy Garelick and Jay Lavender that…
Ken Kwapis ("He Said, She Said") has signed on to direct "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" for Warner Bros.
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