Release date: June 6 Distributor: Newmarket Films Like the determined Maori girl who struggles against all odds to lead her people in “Whale Rider,” the film itself is a scrappy upstart in this…
New Line and Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment have joined forces on "Leisureworld," a comedy about a 30ish, burned-out exec who escapes his stress-filled life by relocating to a retirement home.
Release date: June 28 U.S. distributor: Disney Prior Oscar winners: Geoffrey Rush (“Shine”); Hans Zimmer (score, “The Lion King”); Arthur Schmidt (editing, “Forrest Gump,” “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”)…
Release date: Oct. 17 Distributor: United Artists Oscar nommed for his adapted screenplay for last year’s “About a Boy” (along with the Weitz brothers), Peter Hedges embarked on a more personal story…
Release date: Dec. 25 Distributor: Miramax Prior Oscar winners: Nicole Kidman (“The Hours”), Anthony Minghella (director, “The English Patient”), Sydney Pollack (producer, director, “Out of Africa”)…
Release date: Oct. 17 Distrib: Focus Features Prior Oscar winners: Gwyneth Paltrow (“Shakespeare in Love”); Sandy Powell (costume design, “Shakespeare in Love”); Gabriel Yared (score, “The English…
World sales group Bavaria Film Intl. saw brisk business in the run-up to the Mifed film mart in Milan.
Franchise Pictures and producer Jeremy Thomas are fighting over a picture that, for now, doesn't exist.
For its 15th incarnation, the Palm Springs Film Festival will honor a clutch of Academy Award-winning Hollywooders. Prizes were announced Monday by fest's chairman-elect Earl Greenburg and will be…
Director Norman Jewison, Chum honcho Jay Switzer and ballerina Veronica Tennant are among those presenting at the 15th annual Crystal Awards, a tribute to the achievements of women in the Canadian…