As big ideas go, here's a wild one: Create a Biblically themed animated pic around the vegetable stars of a video series that's never been on TV.
Hollywood distribution execs are already steaming over this year's unusually hellish holidays movie sked.
The staking out keeps getting earlier and earlier. And it's not just the tentpoles getting pegged these days.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
The Dutch Film Festival opened its doors Sept. 25 for its 22nd edition to a film community that is possibly wiser but certainly far less exuberant than it was a year ago.
In the first sizeable deal to be closed at the San Sebastian Intl. Film Fest, Ocean Films has acquired all French rights to the three-part tale "Historias minimas." Set in Patagonia, the film is…
JUMPING OFF A PLATFORM Fall is the prime season for distribs to gradually roll out prestige fare. Disney hopes to post a strong screen average this weekend with "Moonlight Mile." Opening…
A Chinese boy is briefly exposed to the beauties and hardships of Mongol life in "Heavenly Grassland," a lightly enjoyable blend of widescreen vistas and unexoticized ethnic detail. Easily digestible…
Nicely shot in the endless, rolling grasslands of Inner Mongolia and the deserts just south, Feng Xiaoning's "Gada Meilin" is a notch above most exotic Chinese dramas devoted to minority ethnic…
Playing like a moribund hybrid of "Thelma and Louise" and "The Trouble With Harry," lesbian-themed thriller "Gasoline" lacks sex drive. U.S. distrib Strand Releasing will get modest mileage from this…
Chris Cooper will take the reins as fabled horse trainer Tom Smith in "Seabiscuit," Universal's Gary Ross-directed adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book about the Depression Era…