No contemporary filmmaker has taken a comicbook character more seriously than Ang Lee takes "Hulk." The search for one's true identity, the struggle of an everyday personality with a dark inner self…
Mira Sorvino is set to play the female lead in "Final Cut" for Lions Gate. Filming starts later this month.
Producer Barry Mendel has set up "Miss Captivity," an ensemble comedy about a beauty pageant at a women's prison, with Universal. Tea Leoni, who came up with the idea for the film, is set to take a…
Miramax, which earlier this year said it would re-release "Confessions of a Dangerous Minds" in August, now plans to return Oscar best pic "Chicago" to theaters in July. In both cases, theatrical…
James L. Brooks will helm and produce his script "Spanglish" for Columbia Pictures in his first directorial outing since 1997's "As Good As It Gets."
ImageOut , the Rochester, N.Y., lesbian and gay film and video festival, is accepting submissions through July 7 for its 11th annual event, Oct. 3-12.
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Moscow Intl. Film Festival organizers announced its 25th jubilee competition program Wednesday, with a heavier than usual slant on local pics that will please auds used to slates without a single…
The U.K. Film Council will spend £1 million ($1.6 million) a year underwriting theatrical distribution costs for a handful of British movies to help them reach a wider audience.
Richard E. Grant will play the lead in the bigscreen adaptation of "The Story of an African Farm," the classic 19th-century novel by Olive Schreiner.
"Bhavum: Emotions of Being" aims high in its attempt to marry traditional Malayalam cinema with contempo social issues for intermittently potent results. Drama is conversant with local politics and…