Mark Mower's Moshag Prods. and Kathleen Haase's Base-12 Prods. have optioned John Culton's script "Fremantle."
New Line Cinema has seized scribes David Jung and Steve Dandois' pitch "Solomon Kane," based on a character from Conan the Barbarian creator Robert E. Howard.
Despite the drastic drop in local film and television production this year, a record number of filmmakers and wannabes jammed into the four-day annual Trade Forum here which wrapped Sept. 28.
Jay Russell is developing and is in negotiations to direct "Ladder 49" for Disney. Pic, penned by Lewis Colick, is being produced by Casey Silver, who is also teaming with Disney on "Hidalgo."
Suitors are lining up once more for Artisan Entertainment -- and among them is former USA Films exec Scott Greenstein.
Anyone who thought they knew the Gallic film biz is in for a surprise as a succession of purges takes its toll.
Eighteen U.S. film festivals, from a pool of 77, have been tapped by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Academy Foundation to receive grants, totaling $250,000, for festival programming…
"Bloody Sunday" by Paul Greengrass won the Golden Hitchcock at the 13th Dinard Festival of British Cinema Sunday.
Monica Bellucci, who's set to play Mary Magdalene in Mel Gibson's Latin-lingo "Passion," will star with her husband Vincent Cassel in the $14 million Gallic spy thriller "Secret Agents."
Imax Corp. received a few carrots at the windup of the 25th Giant Screen Theater Assn conference and trade show, which wrapped Friday.