Until closing night, audiences at the 18th Carthage Film Days seemed short of their usual enthusiasm for the world's premier showcase of African and Arab cinema. Tunis' biannual fest unspooled…
"Three Kings" writer-helmer David O. Russell will produce the feature "The Slaughter Rule" with Solaris' Greg O'Connor and Gavin O'Connor ("Tumbleweeds") as well as Michael A. Robinson.
Two months before it's skedded to hit the shelves, Wes Craven Films has snatched up Jennifer Miller's thriller "The Day I Went Missing" in a deal valued at the high end of low-six figures.
Alfre Woodard has been cast as Jeff Bridges' psychiatrist boss in Universal's "K-Pax." Helmed by Iain Softley ("The Wings of the Dove"), pic also stars Kevin Spacey as a mysterious hospital patient…
Netcaster iFilm.com has tapped former Sony Pictures Entertainment exec Don Meek as senior veepee for sales.
Universal Pictures and Hypnotic.com are hosting an online casting call for "American Pie 2."
Lee David Zlotoff, the writer and director of "Spitfire Grill," will be the lab instructor for Independent Feature Project/West's Fall Screenwriter's Lab. Workshop, which begins its seven-week run…
Most studios try to keep insider info about their upcoming big pics off of the Internet. Not Paramount Pictures. The studio has partnered with Land Rover and Real Networks to present "Tomb Raider…
Young scribe Erik Lindsay has signed with Jerry Bruckheimer Films for a comedy feature and a TV pilot. The USC grad will perform a rewrite for "Soul on Ice," a tale of an black inner-city hockey…
Basil Iwanyk is preparing to exit his role as Warner Bros. Pictures' VP production for the Neuer Markt-backed world of Intermedia Films, where he will take the title of president, worldwide…