Di Bonaventura Pictures and Killer Films have optioned Timothy Ford's article "The Yankee Bandit," originally published in Gear magazine, for Tristan Patterson to adapt and make his directing debut…
Miramax Films has decided to renew with View Askew, extending the studio's first-look alliance with writer-director Kevin Smith and his producing partner, Scott Mosier.
Fox Searchlight has acquired the Tananarive Due novel "My Soul to Keep" and has locked Blair Underwood to star and Rick Famuyiwa to direct.
Radha Mitchell has signed on to star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in the new Woody Allen picture for Fox Searchlight Films.
Writers Peter Steinfeld and DeShawn Schneider have doubled down at Warner Bros. Entertainment, selling high-concept comedy pitch "The Big Shot" to Warner's motion picture division and selling a pilot…
Franchise Pictures has paid mid-six figures for the spec "Into the Sun," an action film written by Steven Seagal and Joe Halpin as a star vehicle for Seagal. Elie Samaha made an aggressive deal that…
Norwegian actress-turned-director Liv Ullmann will receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the new Copenhagen Intl. Film Festival, which kicks off today with Danish director Jannik…
Although Montreal World Film Fest prexy Serge Losique said the event's controversial date change have had no negative effect on this year's programming, the official competition unveiled Tuesday is…
Technicians employed at Los Angeles area Deluxe and Technicolor Film Labs have ratified Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees contracts.
Attempting to maintain a business-as-usual tone amid the recall frenzy, Gov. Gray Davis signed two dozen bills Tuesday, including a measure to fine elected officials up to $5,000 if they force…
Details for the first Bangkok Film Market to be held in conjunction with the Bangkok Intl. Film Festival have been announced by fest exec director Craig Prater. The market will focus on Southeast…