Richard Attenborough has got the greenlight for "Closing the Ring," the 12th movie in his illustrious 34-year career as a helmer.
The restructured FilmFour has greenlit its first movie, but no one is quite sure what it is, including the filmmakers themselves, even though they started shooting last week.
This year both Stephen Glass stories will reach the American public. Simon and Schuster this week releases Glass' fact-inspired fiction "The Fabulist," about how a reporter very much like the…
After producing four kidpics at Paramount, pioneering Hollywood toon factory Klasky Csupo is taking the indie route to mount its first animated movie for grownups.
Musical chairs seems to be a favorite pastime at the executive level of Japan's major film fest, the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival (TIFF).
One of the most memorable moments among the upcoming crop of popcorn pics will be achingly familiar to Angelenos. That would be the nightmarish citywide traffic jam that's engineered in front of…
Peace moves between India and Pakistan could help the ailing Bollywood film industry, which is losing millions of dollars to pirates, according to media analysts.
Brit producer Jeremy Thomas has added two new movies to the slate of his sales company HanWay -- "Don't Come Knocking," a contempo Western directed by Wim Wenders, and "Festival Express," a rock docu…
Hungarian helmer Kornel Mundruczo has scooped the top prize, worth $11,320, at the Brussels Film Fest with his pic "Pleasant Days." The film also took the Silver Lion at Locarno in August.
The chick flick is flexing its B.O. muscles. Once dismissed as femme fluff, such pics are showing surprising durability -- especially as counterprogramming to male-skewing movie heavyweights.
He always knew the pic biz was a jungle, but for Euro filmmaking vet Haig Balian, his work has become a zoo -- literally. Balian is so frustrated by the state of the European film industry that he's…