Femme helmers dominate the nine choices competing for the Silver Lion and Premio UIP Venezia for best European short at the 59th Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Toronto Intl. Film Festival honchos Tuesday unveiled the Reel to Reel documentary program lineup, which includes 19 feature docs, 12 of them world or North American preems.
Rob Cohen, who just went back to back with Vin Diesel on "The Fast and the Furious" and "XXX," is in early talks to team with Hollywood's other new action hero.
Jessika Borsiczky has been named VP for the Gavin Polone-led film and TV shingle Pariah. Borsiczky was most recently head of production for Jan De Bont's Blue Tulip Prods.
Miramax Films has set director Peter Chelsom to helm its remake of the 1996 film "Shall We Dance?," which tallied a record U.S. box office gross for a Japanese film.
Dish - Michael Fleming
The slump in film and television production in Canada has hit British Columbia hardest of all this summer. Showbiz unemployment is widespread, the number of projects shooting is about half what it…
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
Terry Gilliam is in early talks to direct a new adaptation of "Scaramouche" for Warner Bros. Pictures that will be produced by David Heyman.
Like the eponymous undulations on a pond's surface, the lives of a Japanese professional woman and those around her move sinuously over each other in "Ripples." This brand of quiet Japanese…
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