Columbia Pictures has optioned the feature rights to Leslie Marshall's debut novel "A Girl Could Stand Up" for producer Laura Ziskin.
Thesps Roger Moore and Helen Mirren lead a distinguished list of entertainers named in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honors list, released on Saturday.
Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have optioned U.K. TV writer David Nicholls' first novel, "Starter for Ten." Nicholls will pen the script.
Spaniard Asier Altuna's "Topeka," a comic put-down of violence in the Basque Country, won the top Danzante de Oro award in the international short-film competition at the 31st Huesca Film Festival.
Exceptional, imaginative outdoor screening venues and world-class parties put many filmmakers and visiting celebs on a Maui high as the island's fourth annual film festival at Wailea unspooled here…
A memorial service for actor Gregory Peck is set for today at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
A trio of films shared honors at the Italo film critics' 58th Nastri d'Argento awards held Saturday, on the closing night of the 49th Taormina BNL Film Festival.
"Bruce Almighty" was the answer to exhibs' prayers in German-speaking territories over the weekend while "2 Fast 2 Furious" was the front-runner in Mexico, New Zealand and Taiwan and "The Matrix…
Venevision Intl. has launched Luis Estrada's "Herod's Law," a broad satire of Mexican politics, at the Landmark Regent in Los Angeles.
Argentine helmer Lucrecia Martel, who won international recognition for her freshman pic "La cienaga" (The Swamp), has begun lensing her second feature, "La nina santa" (The Holy Girl) .