Japan will soon have its own version of a submarine action-adventure pic a la "Das Boot" and "U-571."
Seeking to inject star power into the hobbled California Film Commission, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has tapped thesps Clint Eastwood and Danny DeVito along with producer Tom Werner as members of the…
Will Ferrell is turning his attention to insects. Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment has set up at Universal the pitch "Fly on the Wall" (working title), penned by "Emperor's Club" scribe Neil…
In one of the more expensive spec sales in years, two unproduced scribes have sold their fantastical spec "The Passion of the Ark" to Sony's Columbia Pictures for $1.5 million against $2.5 million.
David Auburn, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of "Proof," will pen "Warrior Queen," being produced by Tribeca Prods. for Paramount Pictures.
The "Iron Jawed Angels" trio of producer Lydia Dean Pilcher, director Katja von Garnier and screenwriter Sally Robinson will reteam on a theatrical feature adapted from Alice Hoffman's bestselling…
"Kill Bill" appears to be well positioned for a $100 million opening week ... kind of.
In a rare coup for a six-hour movie originally made for TV, "Best of Youth," Marco Tullio Giordana's epic about Italy's 1960s generation, took the lion's share of statuettes at the 48th David di…
While Washington has tried to regulate porn for years, to little or no effect, industry practitioners have suddenly been spurred to take action for their own reasons.
The LAPD has made the first arrests in California under a new state law that makes camcorder recording of movies a criminal act.
Although "Slasher" is set for June 29 premiere on IFC, a savvy distrib could get limited theatrical mileage from first nonfiction feature by vet helmer John Landis. Docu is an amusing and insightful…