Fourteen-year-old rap star Lil' Bow Wow is poised to make his bigscreen debut in "Like Mike," a spec script by Michael Elliot that Fox optioned Friday for $250,000 against $500,000.
Those "Spy Kids" managed to levitate a third straight week atop the box office charts, but the spring scramble produced its share of surprises.
Marleen Gorris, director of Academy Award-winner "Antonia's Line," will helm "Little Ashes," a $10 million co-production between Amsterdam-based Egmond and U.S. indie Main Man for London startup…
While programmers of the Cannes Film Festival are scrambling to flesh out the lineup prior to Wednesday's announcement, Venice fest topper Alberto Barbera is believed to have secured the world…
Crown Media Holdings will shell out about $820 million to buy 700 titles from the Hallmark Entertainment miniseries and telepic library, which includes high-rated minis such as "Gulliver's Travels,"…
Heinz Thym, head of internal sales, marketing and acquisitions for the RTL Group subsidiary CLT/Ufa Intl., is ankling his post to set up a new sales, production and financing company.
Deliberately outrageous buddy study "Cahoots" takes male bonding to Freudian extremes, giving topliner Keith Carradine his best role in years as a tough drifter with a troubling attachment to David…
An unusually bright, inspired look at the perils of breaking into the acting business, multihyphenate Debra Eisenstadt's "Daydream Believer" reps sure-footed guerrilla filmmaking. Shot…
A potentially interesting film about a bunch of high school students whose graduation coincides with the downfall of Communism in Hungary in 1989, "Moscow Square" fails to live up to its promise.
In "Day Off," the fact that French kids don't attend school on Wednesdays is the launch pad for an elaborate ensembler with neatly drawn, criss-crossing strands. The bittersweet venture is marbled…
Bulgaria's Oscar contender this year was a leisurely, thinly plotted road movie that, though visually attractive, lacks a distinctive vision. TV slottings are the best bet for this minor effort.