Isabelle Huppert, Sean Penn and Robert Duvall will receive this year's career achievement Donostia Awards at the upcoming San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday.
Mark Miller has been upped to veep and senior executive in charge of production at Industrial Light & Magic. A 19-year vet of the f/x powerhouse, Miller most recently served as one of ILM's execs in…
In a mid-six-figure deal, New Line has bought the pitch "Titans" and set Michael France ("The Hulk") to write the script. The unusual film is being called "The Breakfast Club" meets "Lord of the…
Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios have optioned Tony Johnston's picture book "The Iguana Brothers: A Tale of Two Lizards" to develop as a CGI feature.
Sony Pictures Classics continued its Toronto buying spree as the fest wound down, closing a deal late Friday for North American and Latin American rights to Mario Van Peebles' "How to Get the Man's…
Miramax and Lakeshore Entertainment have decided to push back the opening of "The Human Stain" four weeks to Oct. 31 in order to better position the Robert Benton drama as an Oscar contender.
The 1997 exhuming of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's remains in the Bolivian mountain town of Vallegrande, where he was buried in 1967, provides a real-life background for this original, intriguing film that…
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" ruled the overseas B.O. for the fifth consecutive weekend, matching the "Matrix Reloaded" feat of earlier this year and ransacking an…
A film that has yet to be released has already been selected as China's official entry for the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards. "Warriors of Heaven and Earth" will hit mainland…
Uneasy reworking of bestseller shows just how far Lane can carry a flawed pic. Thesp transforms this seriocomic saga of a devastated divorcee who purchases a Tuscan villa into a spellbinding display…
Japanese auteur Takeshi Kitano's samurai saga "Zatoichi" continued its prize-winning run, taking the People's Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival Sunday.