CGI HIGHS As the only frosh wide release this weekend, “Shrek 2″ is set to trounce all previous CGI pic bows. TOP OPENING CGI PICS Pic Opening B.O.* Finding Nemo 70  …
Jim Whitaker has been promoted to prexy of production for Universal-based Imagine Films. Promotion was confirmed Thursday by Karen Kehela Sherwood, co-chair of Imagine Entertainment.
Robin Williams is returning to family comedy turf. Thesp is in negotiations to topline "RV," a laffer being produced by Red Wagon for Columbia Pictures.
Orian Williams and Todd Eckert's Claraflora have optioned the Ian Curtis biography "Touching from a Distance" and will produce a biopic about the iconic lead singer of the Joy Division.
"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" star Carson Kressley has landed his first studio feature role.
Producers Arnold and Anne Kopelson have set up the psychological thriller "Decoy" at New Regency, with Jon Amiel to direct and "The Shield" creator Shawn Ryan working on a rewrite.
"THX 1138," the 1971 sci-fi film that started it all for George Lucas, has been digitally revised by the helmer and will be re-released theatrically in September.
Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Larry Clark's "Wassup Rockers," which Palm will produce.
"Pin Boy" quietly depicts Argentina's have-nots in the person of a young man who sets pins in a bowling alley. Shocking but not preachy or exploitative, pic forces the viewer into close quarters with…
After 29 years with the same leadership, the Seattle Intl. Film Festival has a new exec director. Co-founder Darryl Macdonald, having taken a gig at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival, has stepped…