Paramount Pictures has decided to play "The Killer's Game," picking up from Intermedia the action thriller set in the world of expert assassins. Andrew Lazar is producing through his Mad Chance…
Husband-and-wife scribes Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord have been tapped to chair the 17th annual USC Scripter Award election committee, which honors the year's top film adaptation of a book or…
Northern Arts Entertainment, Palisades Pictures Entertainment and Artistic License Films have slated the release of Cannes competition entry "Incantato" for a Los Angeles release at the Laemmle Music…
Documaker George Butler's portrait of his longtime friend John Kerry will hit theaters in the heart of the presidential campaign. ThinkFilm has acquired the doc, now titled "Going Upriver: The Long…
As the dust settled on the big fall festival lineups, San Sebastian previewed Friday a slate focused on intriguing titles from a carefully balanced mix of established and emerging directors.
The robots continued their dominance over the weekend in a frame with no major international debuts. Fox's "I, Robot" held a commanding international lead for the second straight week, while a…
Indie producers were urged to stop seeking conventional all-rights deals with U.S. distribs Sunday as the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia confab opened.
In a rare pricey pitch sale, Warner Bros. Pictures has paid high-six against low-seven figures to acquire an untitled pitch from writers Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick.
Prolific producer Mary Jane Skalski is developing a feature and a TV series with helmer Gregg Araki, as well as pics with directors Bob Odenkirk and Steven Shainberg.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped composer Thomas Newman and screenwriter John Logan to receive kudos at its Oct. 18 awards ceremonies.
While DreamWorks found relief in the modest $24.4 million opening for hit man thriller "Collateral," M. Night Shyamalan's "The Village" gave Disney a good scare, plummeting 67% in its second week to…