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.
The staking out keeps getting earlier and earlier. And it's not just the tentpoles getting pegged these days.
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…
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
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…
Universal Pictures and Strike Entertainment will turn the comicbook "Beautiful Killer" into an action vehicle for Jessica Alba.
David Venghaus, who served as an assistant director on Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can," "Minority Report" and "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," will direct "They Call Him Sasquatch" from a…