One of six films and videos directed by the prolific Takashi Miike last year, "Deadly Outlaw: Rekka" is a yakuza genre film bearing his very personal, tongue-in-cheek stamp. Despite signs of hasty…
A pleasantly experimental first film from Dutch helmer Andre van der Hout, "The Arm of Jesus" is more striking as a technical feat than an emotional experience, although the story of an American man…
A confused, very adolescent look at 20-year-old boys in Tokyo, "Kakuto" marks the directing debut of tall, sad-faced Prada model Yusuke Iseya, who also cast himself in the main role. A range of…
Bill Paxton has been cast in "Thunderbirds" as Jeff Tracy, paterfamilias of the Intl. Rescue organization.
Tollin/Robbins Prods. development wunderkinds Chris Castallo and Shelley Zimmerman have been bumped up to senior vice presidents at the boutique studio.
Keith Merryman and David A. Newman have sold their pitch "Family Pictures" to Odd Lot Prods. Romantic comedy concerns two lifelong friends who unwittingly bring their single parents together. As they…
Samuel Goldwyn Films and Fireworks Pictures have picked up North American distribution rights to "Passionada," directed by Dan Ireland ("The Whole Wide World").
Sony Pictures Post-Production has upped executives Richard Branca, Tom McCarthy and Mark Koffman to new posts at its Culver City facilities.
Twentieth Century Fox has announced release dates for summer tentpoles "I, Robot" and "Mad Max: Fury Road" -- the cornerstones of the 2004 slate.
Indie-financed film development and production shingle Entitled Entertainment has optioned the rights to the spec screenplay "Aurora Borealis" by Brent Boyd.
FEWER SCREAMS THE SECOND TIME "Final Destination 2" has an uphill battle this weekend. Horror sequels in the past 10 years have never outgrossed their first chapter. Below is a list of the…