Spanish auteur Montxo Armendariz ("Secrets of the Heart," "Broken Silence") will begin shooting his next feature, "Obaba," in September.
Oscar winner Halle Berry will topline "Tulia," portraying a lawyer investigating an infamous Texas drug bust, for Tollin-Robbins Prods.
While other distributors make plans to increase the number of screens for Oscar-nominated films, DreamWorks is holding steady with 550 runs for "House of Sand and Fog" and has become the first studio…
Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in "The Black Dahlia," opposite Josh Hartnett and Mark Wahlberg for director Brian De Palma.
Senator Intl. is entering the animation arena and will handle worldwide sales rights to French artist Jean "Moebius" Giraud's sci-fi fantasy adventure "Thru the Moebius Strip."
Carmine Caridi, the actor whose Oscar screeners are alleged to have made their way onto the Internet, may have escaped criminal charges, but he'll soon face his day in court.
Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly and Evan Rachel Wood are in negotiations to topline Lakeshore Entertainment's "American Pastoral," based on Philip Roth's novel.
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Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival co-director Simon Field, who is leaving when this year's shutters come down, has allayed concern about the event's future at the midpoint of this edition, unspooling…
"Traveling With Che Guevara," a documentary by Italian Gianni Mina made during the shooting of Walter Salles' "The Motorcycle Diaries," has been added to the Berlin Intl. Film Festival's Panorama…