Lea Pool's "Lost and Delirious" represents a solid, if somewhat cloyingly romantic English-language bow for the Swiss-born, Quebec-based director. Overwrought story of adolescent love in the halls of…
Producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa ("Election") are carving out a book niche for themselves, grabbing the rights to Scott Phillips' "Ice Harvest," Myla Goldberg's "Bee Season" and "Election"…
Universal-backed Hypnotic.com picked up worldwide distribution rights to two short films at the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday.
In a high-six-figure deal, Fox 2000 has bought an untitled pitch for an epic film about a fictitious, Don Corleone-like figure. "Ali" writers Chris Wilkinson and Steve Rivele will script as a…
What could have been just another of the coming-of-age tracts churned out on the indie-sector conveyor belt becomes a deeply nuanced drama full of original angles in "L.I.E." This superbly acted film…
Ana Amigo has joined Spanish indie production company Starline to hike its production up to four or five movies a year. The former director of international co-productions at Sogecine, Amigo's…
"Grosse Pointe Blank" director George Armitage is near a deal to direct Pierce Brosnan in the romantic comedy "Larceny for Lovers" for Mandalay Entertainment.
The Publicists Guild of America has tapped Warner Bros. for four of the five nominees for the organization's Les Mason Award.
With "Double Whammy," a slight but agreeable comedy about a disgraced cop's journey of redemption, Tom DiCillo bounces back to some degree from his resoundingly flat last feature, "The Real Blonde."…
The board of directors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has granted branch status to documentary filmmakers. The new branch is the 14th created since the Academy's founding in 1927.