A most auspicious narrative debut for writer-director-star Davidson Cole, "Design" invests a potentially sordid tale of intersecting Chicago lives with character-based ambiguity and arresting…
Thesp Danny Aiello is among investors taking part in transforming the Staten Island Home Port, a former Navy shipyard, into the Stapleton Studios production and entertainment complex. Agreement…
Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium has taken a dip into "Dark Water." In a deal valued at low six figures against midsix, new mini-major has acquired the remake rights to helmer Hideo Nakata's horror…
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After being rapped hard on the knuckles by Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy-CEO Jack Valenti, Stanford U. has shut down a dormitory Internet server popular for file-swapping pirated movies.
It's said that patience pays off, and for Slamdance co-founder Dan Mirvish his eight years of waiting are over: "Omaha (the Movie)" -- his $38,000 film that was the catalyst for creating Slamdance -…
"Gosford Park" director Robert Altman has set his next film, plugging into "Voltage," an adaptation of the Robert Grossbach novel "A Shortage of Engineers."
Much to the locals' chagrin, a snowstorm never materialized. But to sellers' and filmmakers' delight, there continues to be a flurry of deals at the Sundance Film Festival.
The myths and legends of Native American culture will come to life via "Dreamkeeper," a Robert Halmi Sr. miniseries just greenlit by ABC at a budget north of $30 million.
Desmond Harrington has joined Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard and Isaiah Washington in the Warner Bros./Village Roadshow co-production "Ghost Ship."
On the heels of its Sundance pic "Narc," from writer-director Joe Carnahan, Ray Liotta's 18-month-old production company Tiara Blu Films is gearing up a slate of projects for production.