Watching "Tango Notes" is like eavesdropping on a deadly serious conversation between connoisseurs of the famous Argentine song and dance. In a film-essay hovering between docu and fiction, director…
"The Mummy Returns" -- and how. Universal/UIP's f/x-laden thriller rocked Australia over the weekend, racking up an estimated $2.8 million on 349 prints at 202 locations Thursday through Sunday.
SearchParty Films has changed its name to Outrider Pictures while securing a second round of financing from DreamWeaver Film Investors, based in Park City, Utah.
Walt Disney Pictures has optioned "Stoneflight," an out-of-print book by prize-winning children's author Georgess McHargue in a deal that could top off at a substantial six figures.
Becoming the first non-Euro so honored, Lawrence Bender on Sunday was saluted as the Cannes Film Festival's producer of the year, essentially a lifetime achievement award. Holding the trophy, Bender…
John Heffernan has signed on to adapt Clive Barker's novel "Damnation Game" for Phoenix Pictures in a deal worth low- against mid-six figures.
Robert Duvall's "Assassination Tango" is on the United Artists dance card. Label has come on board to distribute the Latin American thriller, exec produced by Francis Ford Coppola and American…
Universal Pictures has enlisted "You Can Count on Me" scribe-director Kenneth Lonergan to pen an adaptation of Jack Finney's time-travel novel "Time and Again."
Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst will make his feature directorial debut on "Life Without Joe," a thriller scripted by Brent V. Friedman ("Mortal Kombat II").
New York's downtown film scene descended on the rooftop of the Sofitel Friday for the premiere party for Ethan Hawke's digital ensemble piece "Chelsea Walls," which opened the Directors Fortnight.
The Coen brothers tread into James M. Cain territory with "The Man Who Wasn't There," but with less tasty results than either Cain or the Coens themselves at their best. The always inventive team…