Billed as "from the producers of 'Road Trip' and 'Old School,'" but lacking the antic sensibility of director Todd Phillips, pic is an instantly forgettable transplanting of "Road Trip" to overseas…
John Davis, set to bring four movies to theaters this summer, including Will Smith starrer "I, Robot," will be honored as producer of the year at ShoWest 2004.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Jason Horwitch, who penned FX's telepic "The Pentagon Papers," to receive its Paul Selvin Award.
The next installment in the "Dr. Dolittle" franchise will be produced exclusively for DVD, as Fox aggressively ramps up its DVD-premiere movie business.
"Cape of Good Hope," a low-budget U.S./South Africa co-production that marks the debut of helmer Mark Bamford, has signed a sales deal with U.S. film rep Andrew Hurwitz.
Capitol Films has picked up international sales rights to Greek box office smash "A Touch of Spice."
Gary Ross' "Seabiscuit" will receive this year's Founder's Award from the Zaki Gordon Institute for Independent Filmmaking. Ten student scribes will share $30,000 in scholarships honoring Ross' work.
Global Film Initiative has hired Holly Ornstein Carter as executive director, bringing a range of experience in journalism, fund-raising and filmmaking to the development, distribution and education…
Barry Levinson, the Weitz brothers and Jack Black are some of the names who'll have pics at this year's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival Film Discovery Program.
Shadow Distribution has picked up U.S. rights to Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk's doc "Lost Boys of Sudan."
"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" leads the nominees for the 30th annual Saturn Awards with 13 nods, including picture, director, actor, supporting actor and writing.