Helmer Fabio Barreto's new pic "Paixao de Jacobina" (Jacobina) will world preem at Brazil's 30th Gramado Film Fest, which unspools Aug. 12-17.
Joan Plowright and Jim Caviezel have joined the cast of Walden Media's period drama "I Am David," an epic about an 11-year-old boy's journey across post-WWII Europe.
Jack Nicholson is negotiating to topline an untitled comedy for Sony Pictures Entertainment that was written and will be directed by Nancy Meyers.
Sean Penn will star in "The Assassination of Richard Nixon," to be helmed by tyro director Niels Mueller, co-author of Miramax's recent Gary Winick pic "Tadpole."
Proving that silence is golden, New Line paid mid- against high-six figures for "Charlie," a romantic fable about a mute man who moves to Manhattan to pursue his dreams.
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God knows what made John Savage appear in "The Anarchist Cookbook," an ill-conceived effort that starts OK but quickly goes off the rails. Current dissent-quashing mood makes market even less…
Norman D. "Buddy" Baker, Oscar- and Grammy-nommed composer who scored many of Walt Disney films and TV shows as well as theme park rides and who in recent years headed the film-scoring program at…
"Bloody Mallory" is a goofy, gory, really bad movie about an unlikely brigade of paranormal commandos who screw evil for the hell of it. Gung-ho attempt to pump fresh blood into a bargain-basement…
Seeking to frame an impassioned cry for peace within a traditional epic narrative, veteran Filipino director Marilou Diaz-Abaya's 19th film is a Catholic's attempt to present the Muslim point of view…