Veteran helmer Ermanno Olmi has crafted his most complex and sumptuous work to date. Chinese folktale, partly staged in a brothel, is product of a mature director confident with range of techniques…
Gary Smith has been ousted as CEO of Winchester Entertainment, the publicly listed film sales and financing company he founded.
Sony Pictures Animation is moving forward with plans to turn its Oscar-winning animated short film "The Chubbchubbs!" into a full length CGI feature, hiring scribes Dan Wilson and Dave Gilbreth to…
"Daredevil" director Mark Steven Johnson has scared up an MGM pitch deal for "Succubus," a horror film with comic elements that Johnson will direct right after he completes "Ghost Rider" with Nicolas…
Columbia Pictures has bought the rights to a comedic first novel by Marc Acito in a six-figure deal with Laura Ziskin attached to produce. The project was brought to Sony by director of development…
Thesp-turned-helmer Steve Buscemi will undertake his third feature stint behind the camera with "Lonesome Jim," a dysfunctional family comedy-drama starring Liv Tyler and Casey Affleck to be produced…
Kenneth Lonergan, the writer-director of "You Can Count on Me," is in negotiations to bring his newest project -- a coming-of-age drama titled "Margaret" -- to Fox Searchlight.
In a bidding war that drove the price to $1.25 million against $1.75 million, Mark Perez has sold his spec "Accepted" to Universal Studios for Tom Shadyac's Shady Acres Entertainment.
Three-time Emmy winner Mark Evanier has been tapped for the sixth annual animation writing award by the WGA West's Animation Writers Caucus. The kudo will be presented tonight by the caucus at its…
Warner Bros. Pictures has picked up the spec "Labor Pains" for "Looney Tunes: Back in Action" producer Bernie Goldmann. "Labor Pains" is the story of a woman who prevents herself from being fired by…