Dude, where's my clam strips? Danny Leiner ("Dude, Where's My Car") is in negotiations to direct the independent comedy "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle" for German media company Senator Film.
Intermedia has bought "The Translator," a comic script by Tom Lassally and Chris Henchy ("Spin City"). Lassally, a former studio exec, will produce with Dylan Sellers.
The Sundance Institute has announced details of the 2003 fest's Native Forum program and the third annual Sundance Online Fest.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Spike Jones Jr. as producer of its Writers Guild Awards show to be held March 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Amanda Peet will co-star in the untitled Nancy Meyers project at Columbia Pictures.
Project Greenlight, LivePlanet and Miramax Films and Television have named directors of 10 films and scribes of 10 screenplays to compete in Project Greenlight 2003.
Capping a creative 18 months for East Asian animation, topped by the runaway success of Japan's "Spirited Away," TV toonster Toe Yuen's "My Life as McDull" reps a substantive leap of the imagination…
Arthur Howes' latest docu on the peoples of Sudan concerns brothers Benjamin and William, two of the 20,000 "lost boys" who journeyed from war-ravaged Sudan to Ethiopia only to be expelled four years…
Columbia Pictures' much-acclaimed twisted literary drama "Adaptation" dominated the 2002 Toronto Film Critics Awards, nabbing four prizes, including the top honor as film of the year.
Focus Features, which recently released Francois Ozon's "8 Women," has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Ozon's first English-language pic, "Swimming Pool."
Fledgling L.A. film distrib Fat Rock Entertainment said Wednesday that it's partnering with a group of former MGM execs and toymaker Hasbro to produce a series of toons set to unspool as feature…