Scottish helmer Paul McGuigan ("The Acid House") has signed on to direct Jason Smilovic's script "Lucky Number Slevin" for indie shingle FilmEngine. Company is eyeing a first quarter 2004 start to…
Kiwi tycoon Eric Watson and business partner Mark Hotchin have formed film financing company Capital Pictures to back helmer Geoff Murphy's conspiracy thriller "Spooked."
Underlining the distrib's hankering for horror after its strong opening weekend with "Cabin Fever," Lions Gate Films has acquired French director Alexandre Aja's blood-drenched tale of serial murder…
The Art Directors Guild has announced it is adding special jury awards that fall outside its established categories or have been overlooked in its nomination process.
The key Senate backer of federal anti-runaway-production legislation has reintroduced a tax credit bill aimed at productions budgeted under $10 million.
Rock iconoclast Young returns to the director's chair with exquisitely grungy results. Visualization of his current record, pic follows small-town folk in the titular burg whose simple way of life is…
Robert Altman has dropped the previously announced title for his next feature, "Ultraviolet," which is now known as "The Untitled New York Art World Film."
Paul Hall and Earvin "Magic" Johnson's Magic Hallway Pictures has signed a one-year, first-look production deal with Warner Bros. Pictures.
Cliff Martinez composed the music for "Wonderland." Information was incorrect in a review in Thursday's paper. * * * "Van Helsing" will feature the Universal characters Wolf Man and the Frankenstein…
Reality and fantasy square off in a slick, sexy romantic comedy about a brother whose addiction to porn films creates stumbling blocks in his budding relationship with a flesh-and-blood babe…
CinemaNow got a leg up in its competition with studio-owned MovieLink as it signed a deal to offer new and classic films from Disney and subsid Miramax on its Internet video-on-demand service.