A morbidly obese policeman nibbles away at a murder case, confronting his own demons along the way in "The Over-Eater." Moody, melancholy pic, adapted from a successful 1998 graphic novel, reps a…
Gary Burns' "A Problem With Fear," is slated to open Perspective Canada, the Canadian portion of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which will unspool Sept. 4-13.
Michael Almereyda's regular producer, Amy Hobby and frequent leading man, Karl Geary reinvent themselves as, respectively, director and screenwriter with featherweight romance "Coney Island Baby."…
Norwegian co-production and international sales outfit BV Intl. Pictures (BVIP) will not be affected by the bankruptcy filed sister company BV Film, owner Bjorg Veland's domestic distribbery.
Paris' annual open-air cinema festival at the Parc de la Villette was canceled Monday night, the latest victim of a strike by French showbiz workers.
Sony has acquired worldwide rights to Taiwan pic "20:30:40" from actor-writer-director Sylvia Chang.
The U.K. Film Council has confirmed it will invest £13 million ($21 million) to install digital projectors in a quarter of British cinemas, making the ter-ritory one of the most advanced for digital…
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"Bad Boys II" star Martin Lawrence is getting ready to trade in his police badge for a whistle, agreeing to star as a coach in DreamWorks' family comedy "Rage Control."
Director Oliver Stone has buttressed his epic "Alexander" by setting Angelina Jolie to play the Macedonian conqueror's mother, Olympias.
Paramount has decided it can score again with "The Longest Yard." The studio has set an updated remake of the 1974 Burt Reynolds drama-comedy with Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Prods. and is seeking a…