Reese Witherspoon's Type A Films has paid low six figures to option the spec script "Penelope," penned by Leslie Caveny.
Focus Features has acquired the spec script "Land of Pleasant Living." Written by tyro scribe Mark Lord, pic is a drama about a woman emotionally devastated by the death of her boyfriend.
Erykah Badu has joined the cast of David Duchovny's writing and directorial debut, "House of D."
The awards season has barely begun, but it's already chock full of surprises. The Motion Picture Assn. of America is working with the CEOs of the Hollywood majors on a plan whereby the studios would…
The Sundance Film Festival will kick off Jan. 15 in Park City's Eccles Theater, eschewing the traditional opening night in Salt Lake City.
New York's indie filmmaking community was in party mode Monday, as an ebullient crowd of actors, directors and industryites gathered at the IFP Gotham Awards to fete principal honorees Glenn Close…
Aussie helmer Richard Franklin and screenwriter Everett DeRoche have reteamed for "Visitors" -- a seafaring nail-biter of handsome craftsmanship that springs a few leaks before reaching port. Still…
Nestling somewhere in the two hours-plus of "The Uninvited" is a moody and intelligent psychodrama about two bruised souls reaching out for mutual understanding in a world that doesn't understand…
Latest vehicle showcasing Charlene Choi and Gillian Chung finds the duo battling extra-terrestrial vampire batpeople in their first action comedy. In Hong Kong, meaty summertime hit outgrossed…
Brit writer Alex Garland and director Oxide Pang -- one half of the duo behind horror hit, "The Eye" -- team up with uneven success on "The Tesseract." Pic is stylishly made and represents a…