Miramax Films has acquired thriller spec "The Silence of Six" in a preemptive mid-six against high-six-figure bid. Tapestry Films will produce.
The Sarasota Film Festival is accepting submissions for their 6th annual event set to unspool Jan. 23-Feb. 1 in Florida.
HBO and Hypnotic have acquired domestic and international distribution rights respectively to David Ackerman's darkly comic short "Taking the Wheel" starring John Cleese and Patience Cleveland.
Larry Miller will host the Casting Society of America's 19th annual Artios Awards Oct. 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel with a simultaneous ceremony at Show in Gotham.
National Lampoon has teamed up with the New York Film Academy to produce TV spoof series "Film Academy." Show will depict life in film school, mockumentary style.
Jim Sheridan's semi-autobiographical pic "In America" will launch the inaugural Two River Film Festival on Oct. 10. Peter Hedges' "Pieces of April" will unspool closing night. Fest will also screen…
Stage and film director Elia Kazan, one of the most honored and influential helmers in the history of American drama, died Sunday at his Manhattan home. He was 94.
Marking the longest reign at the international B.O. since "Titanic's" marathon in 1998, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" ruled for the seventh straight weekend, amassing an…
Steve Carell ("Bruce Almighty") has joined the cast of Woody Allen's new movie for Fox Searchlight and inked to star in "Sleepover" for MGM.
Volker Schlondorff will be tackling the plight of Catholic priests during the Holocaust in "Der neunte Tag" (The Ninth Day).