The 1980s civil war in El Salvador is revisited in "Innocent Voices," which finds Mexican helmer Luis Mandoki working on his native turf for the first time since 1987. Failing enthusiastic reviews…
An exiled Iraqi writer spends three weeks in July 2003 talking to the citizens of a troubled city in graceful, dignified docu "About Baghdad." The product of InCounter Prods., pic's bracingly…
TV scribe Jon Vitti has been hired to write "Dinner for Schmucks," DreamWorks' remake of Francis Veber's French comic hit "Le Diner de cons" ("The Dinner Game") starring Sacha Baron Cohen, aka Ali G.
Revolution Studios has tapped Michael Schiffer ("Crimson Tide") to pen the military action thriller "First Class" for Michael Davis to produce.
After Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," French audiences will have their worst suspicions about America confirmed when "Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism" hits Gallic screens.
Marco Muller today will receive the greenlight to head the Venice Intl. Film Festival for the next three years. Fest parent org the Venice Biennale broadly approved Muller's first edition, which…
Warners has inked a three-year deal, worth upwards of $170 million, to provide 150-plus titles to Blighty's commercial terrestrial giant ITV. Movie deal is ITV's biggest with a Hollywood studio in…
The eighth annual Hollywood Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Wendy Apple's doc "The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing" and close with the U.S. premiere of Lions Gate's "A…
Lions Gate Films has licensed North American theatrical and pay TV distribution rights to "A Love Song for Bobby Long," which stars Scarlett Johannson and John Travolta.
Viacom entertainment chief Tom Freston said Tuesday that his "top priority" is energizing Paramount Pictures after a moribund few years. It was one of Freston's first major presentations since he was…