ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? Among leading men of a "certain age," Robert Redford has one of the highest per-film grosses. In recent years, he has appeared sparingly- until this fall, that is. DreamWorks…
Falling for a bisexual hustler is probably never the heterosexual woman's best bet, but Argentinean writer-helmer Veronica Chen's debut feature insists on scrutinizing that poor choice with glum…
Ira Deutchman is going fully digital. The StudioNext CEO is merging his shingle with EmergingCinemas, a digital theater network conceived by high-definition pioneer Barry Rebo and consumer…
Working Title is negotiating to purchase "Flying Smiths," a spec script by George Wing that will be fast-tracked as a star vehicle for offscreen couple Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe.
After engineering one of the biggest book deals in recent memory to acquire the screen rights to the 1981 German novel "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer," Constantin Film will develop the project as…
Outbidding five other offers, Regency has ponied up $1.8 million for spec script "Stay" from tyro scribe David Benioff.
Paramount Pictures is getting into gear with scribes Cyrus Vorris and Ethan Reiff. In a deal valued at mid- against high-six figures, studio has hired the duo to adapt the Harlan Ellison story "Along…
Despite the chill induced by current events, the 24th Mill Valley Film Festival posted its largest attendance figures ever as it closed Sunday. Perhaps even more surprisingly, the 11-day event wound…
Lions Gate Films Intl. has acquired seven new titles for international distribution that it will unveil at the London Screenings and Mifed.
A far-fetched but entertaining thriller that will either be B.O. anathema or strangely relevant in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S., "The Fourth Angel" follows the double life…
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