Playtone has shifted from Greek weddings to a swarm of CGI insects.
Paramount and DreamWorks have set Robert Gordon to rewrite "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events." Jim Carrey is starring in the film for director Brad Silberling.
After teaming up with Miramax Films on "Gangs of New York" and "The Aviator," Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group has come on board to co-finance "An Unfinished Life" for helmer Lasse…
"Identity" star William Lee Scott is set to star with Lucas Black in "Bottleneck," an independent adaptation of the Clyde Edgerton book. Tricia Brock wrote the script and makes her directing debut…
Miramax Films chief operating officer Rick Sands is handing over day-to-day management of Miramax Intl. to Stuart Ford, a N.Y.-based veteran acquisitions exec who will serve as exec VP and department…
A Hollywood man has become the first person indicted on criminal piracy charges in connection with illegally videotaping films in theaters, federal prosecutors say.
An interesting personal perspective on terrorism, Yulie Gerstel's short feature "My Terrorist" chronicles her advocacy for the jailed gunman who wounded her 25 years ago. Sometimes first-person to a…
Rob Zombie is set to write and direct a sequel to his horror pic "House of 1000 Corpses" for Lions Gate Films.
Miramax vet Elizabeth Dreyer has signed on as vice president of development and acquisitions at Liaisons Films, Stephanie Sperry's production company set up at Focus Features.
At an event that kicked off the Tribeca Film Festival's abundant panel program, filmmaker-playwright Neil LaBute declared that making people uncomfortable isn't "intentional, it's just a tic."
House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) is still annoyed that Oscar winner movie "Chicago," was filmed across the border in Toronto and has vowed to do something about it.