Fortissimo Film Sales has signed to represent Andrew Jarecki's Sundance award-winner "Capturing the Friedmans" for international distribution and is offering the docu feature to buyers at the Cannes…
"Hardball" helmer Brian Robbins is returning to the baseball diamond again, this time to helm "Fever Pitch" for Fox 2000 Pictures. Pic is a remake of the FilmFour pic, a 1997 British adaptation of…
Sandra Bullock and Ralph Fiennes have committed to star in Neil LaBute's "Vapor" for London-based Renaissance Films. The pic, budgeted just below $30 million, is based on Amanda Filipacchi's novel…
The Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. distribution rights to the Spanish box-office hit "El otro lado de la cama" (The Other Side of the Bed).
Yoo-hwan Park's "Hetnim Kids" qualifies as a documentary only in the broadest sense of the term: Yes, it's a nonfiction film, but then so are home movies and promotional films -- both of which this…
Some 3,603 theaters are locked and loaded with a record 8,517 prints of Warner Bros.' "The Matrix Reloaded," set to open May 14 with a fusillade of 10 p.m. showtimes in 2,750 of those venues.
Talk about opening with a bang. One of the 3,603 theaters playing Warner Bros.' megahyped "The Matrix Reloaded" beginning tonight is a brand new Pacific Theaters 12-screener in Culver City.
There's a changing of the guard atop box office tracker Nielsen EDI. Tonya Bates, previously general manager at homevid tracker Nielsen VideoScan, was named prexy of the B.O. tracker Tuesday.
Four-hour Brit docu "The Century of the Self" ponders the impact Freud's theories had on 20th century culture. It's a fascinating viewpoint, even if this BBC series has diminishing returns as the…
Noggin will add comedy specials and teen short films to its summer lineup.
A sleeper hit at the S.F. Fest, Hanna Elias' "The Olive Harvest" effectively integrates a simple, tale of romantic love, tradition and family loyalty into the larger climate of unease in a…