Magyar d.p. Elemer Ragalyi moves into the director's chair for genial rags-to-riches tale "Miracle Film." The story of a bum in the Budapest subway who inherits a sprawling resort hotel on the island…
A posh luncheon Wednesday at the New York Palace Hotel turned out to be quite advantageous for Pixar folks -- they were among the first to see an extended, second trailer for DreamWorks Animation's…
Jason Patric is set to star in "Walker," a drama co-written and to be directed by Matt Williams. Pic is being financed by Persistent Entertainment partners Matthew Rhodes and Judd Payne.
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Key European decisionmakers in the publishing and audiovisual fields will convene in Monaco this weekend for the Intl. Film and Literature Forum, whose mission to break down barriers between movies…
The fifth annual Phoenix Film Festival will unspool more than 60 feature-length and short films April 6-10.
Castle Hill Prods. has picked up U.S. rights to "Perlasca," a drama based on the true story of an Italian businessman who passed himself off as the Spanish consul in an effort to save more than 5,000…
2929 Prods. has acquired remake rights to the 1974 horror thriller "Black Christmas" and hired the filmmaking team of James Wong and Glen Morgan ("Final Destination").
Warner Bros. Pictures has teamed with Tapestry Films on coming-of-age adventure "The Treehouse" from animation writers Ron Friedman and Steve Bencich, with Wes Ball attached to make his feature…
Just for Variety: "There are no gossip columnists in Los Angeles," Liz Smith told the SRO lunch bunch at the Hotel Bel-Air where she was toasted by AARP the Magazine on publication of her book…
Dream Entertainment has picked up foreign rights to Waterfront Prods.' horror documentary "H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer."
Animation vet Kevin Munroe has been tapped to write and direct a new CGI-animated "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" pic for Imagi Services. Producers hope to take advantage of the new momentum the…