After nearly 3½ years as chief of the studio's production team, Columbia Pictures prexy Peter Schlessel is planning to step down by year's end.
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Israeli writer-director Shemi Zarhin's "Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi," the distrib's second collaboration with producer Eitan Evan after "Under the Domin Tree."
Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Akiva Goldsman -- the Oscar-winning triumvirate from "A Beautiful Mind" -- are reteaming to make "The Da Vinci Code" for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
The shy, lonely-hearted suburbanites in "The Station Agent" might have felt more comfortable in a Regal Cinemas multiplex and dive bar in Hoboken than the ritzy Walter Reade Theater and ultra-sleek…
MPAA chief Jack Valenti stuck to his guns Wednesday, reiterating that piracy was the sole basis of his decision to ban Oscar screeners.
Feature scribe Sheldon Turner is teaming with helmer-producer John Woo for an hourlong drama project set up at Fox Broadcasting. Untitled hour, from Woo's 20th Century Fox TV-based Lion Rock Prods.…
Warner Bros. will turn the Doug Miers cult comicbook "The Exec" into a dramatic vehicle for Christopher Nolan to direct.
Continuing its association with cutting-edge Thai filmmaking after horror hit "The Eye," Palm Pictures has acquired North American rights to "Last Life in the Universe," director Pen-ek Ratanaruang's…
The subject of premature babies receives sensitive treatment in "This Little Life." First-time director Sarah Gavron shows a sure hand in this properly small-scaled treatment of Rosemary Kay's…
The feature films "Lou," directed by Bret Carr, and "After the Past," directed by Ash Adams, drew top honors Wednesday at the Malibu Intl. Film Festival, taking the best picture prizes in the juried…