Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group is in final negotiations to pick up worldwide remake rights to Spanish-language thriller "Intacto," which marks the directorial debut of Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.
A motor-mouth "soldier of fortune" offers to blow away the thug who turned his pal's brother into a vegetable in "Lava," a nihilistic, Brit comic crimer with plenty of guns. Essentially a showpiece…
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Indie production and distribution shingle Cineville has acquired the rights to screenwriter Christopher Okum's spec "Alphawave."
Henry Jaglom's "Festival in Cannes" will kick off the 17th Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival and George Hickenlooper's "The Man From Elysian Fields" will close the fest, which runs Feb. 27-March 3.
MGM has named studio veteran Darcie Denkert prexy of a new corporate unit created to promote the studio brand and the Lion's massive film and TV library.
Russell Crowe will make his third appearance as an Oscar presenter at the 74th Academy Awards.
Square USA's 5-year-old Honolulu studio, which developed the $145 million computer-animated film "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within," is shutting down March 31, putting out of work 125 employees from…
Abel Ferrara's "R Xmas" will open the 10th New York Intl. Independent Film & Video Fest. Pic, which bowed at Cannes, stars Drea de Matteo, Ice T and Lillo Brancato, and is the story of feuding drug…
Bridgid Hydreos has been promoted to vice president, post marketing services, for New Line Cinema.