Showcasing different aspects of the Asian-American experience, from the governor's mansion in Washington State to a medical clinic in Oklahoma to the studio of an actress/cartoonist in L.A.…
Los Angeles-based H2O Motion Pictures and Vancouver's Brightlight Pictures have pacted to co-produce five pics for $50 million.
The precept of freedom of expression often takes a back seat once the ideologues and pedants get involved. Mel Gibson’s movie, “The Passion,” provides the latest and most vivid example. Though Gibson…
Six weeks away from a planned production start date, helmer Barry Sonnenfeld has ankled Columbia's "Fun With Dick and Jane" comedy remake starring Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz.
It's turning into a big year for Richard Adler. Miramax recently announced plans for a remake of his "Damn Yankees." Now producers Jeffrey Richards and James Fuld are moving ahead with a major…
Latest gem from Palestinian helmer Hany Abu-Assad ("Rana's Wedding," "Nazareth 2000") is a jaunty absurdist docu concentrating on one of the thousands of white Ford vans, formerly Israeli police…
DreamWorks Pictures has acquired "American Gothic," a novel about brothers Edwin and John Wilkes Booth for William Horberg's Wonderland Films, Todd Field's Standard Film Co., and Sydney Pollack and…
Talent agency Endeavor has blackballed film financier Intermedia until client Diane Lane is paid nearly $2.7 million allegedly owed to her under a pay or play deal.
Guy East and Nigel Sinclair's Spitfire Pictures has teamed with Mark Johnson's Grand Via on "Stranger on the Shore," a spec script by Scott Johnson. They've set up the project at Intermedia through…
The already-shaky outlook for the California Film Commission worsened Tuesday as state legislators hammered out a compromise 2003-04 budget to close the state's $38 billion deficit.
Keying on the rising popularity of co-star Keira Knightley, Fox Searchlight this weekend will re-expand femme-soccer drama "Bend It Like Beckham," reaching wide release for the first time.