Elissa Bell has landed two writing gigs, signing on to pen "The Last Sleepover" at MGM and a rewrite of "Little Black Book" at Revolution Studios.
Organizers expect a modest drop in show attendance and exhibit floor space at Cinema Expo this year, but considering the exhib industry's recent consolidation trend, they're lucky the slippage wasn't…
Gary Hardwick is ready to "Shoot Blanks" for DreamWorks Pictures. The writer-director behind Screen Gems sleeper "The Brothers" has just come aboard to rewrite DreamWorks' formerly untitled Lisa…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Wow bows by "Scooby-Doo" -- including an Oz preem that outsmarted the Tom Cruise headliner "Minority Report" -- and the continued hot streak of "Spider-Man" in Europe energized cinemas over the…
With reference to Army Archerd’s interview with Oliver Stone in Daily Variety on Thursday, Mr. Stone’s suggestion that Israel’s settlers are “vigilantes” and should just get out of the West Bank is…
Nike sportswear spot "Tag" bagged the Intl. Advertising Festival's highest Film Lion, the Grand Prix, on Saturday, the third year in a row the U.S. has won the kudos.
Myriad Pictures has optioned the feature rights to Stephen J. Cannell's bestselling novel "Riding the Snake." Cannell is penning the screenplay, and will produce pic alongside Myriad with Cannell…
First Run Features and Empire Pictures has picked up domestic rights to "Merci pour le chocolat," the latest pic from French helmer Claude Chabrol.
Riding a wave of rapidly increasing interest in short films as an important cinematic form as well as commercially exploitable content, this year's fourth edition of the Short Shorts Film Festival in…
Historical themes will remain the focus of movies and series that most easily cross national borders, top producers agreed during last week's Cologne Conference and Screenings confab.
Swedish-based director Josef Fares, whose feature debut "Jalla! Jalla!" drew almost 800,000 admissions domestically, will commence principal photography for his new feature this week.