Helmer Alberto Lecchi ("Apariencias") is lensing thriller "El juego de arcibel" (Arcibel's Game), about a political prisoner who invents a game of chance that starts a revolution in a fictitious…
Warner Bros. Pictures has no deal to co-produce “The Rescue” or “The Yakuza,” nor is Warner Bros. Pictures releasing the rights to “The Yakuza” to Franchise Pictures. Information was incorrect in…
"Mozambique Where Films Goes" blandly portrays the four-month trek across Mozambique by a mobile cinema able to stage instant screenings to remote villagers. For a docu intent on conveying the magic…
A zero-budget thriller whose ambitions far outstrip its means, "Black Beans and Rice" looks like a storyboarded outline for a film. Uneven thesping, hollow-sounding track and gross disproportion…
The Write Stuff - Jonathan Bing
Daniel Monzon's "The Biggest Robbery Never Told," is a heist comedy with more gags per meter than a bank robber's boudoir, most of which fail. Characters are better thought-out than usual, the…
"Salamanca to Nowhere" is a low-key docu inquiry into the generation of helmers who forged the neo-realist New Spanish Cinema movement in the '50s and threw a grenade into the charade that was the…
Disney has paid mid-six figures to pick up the rights to the children's book "Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella" penned by Susan Lowell, to be developed as a musical feature for the studio.
Filmmaker Michael Corrente has partnered with billionaire Roger Marino to form production and financing shingle Revere Pictures.
Michael B. Seligman has been named associate producer of the 75th Annual Academy Awards show.
MGM is placing its chips on Kevin Spacey and his Trigger Street Prods. banner. The studio has acquired rights to the Ben Mezrich book "Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students…