Who's the hottest movie director in China today? Is it Chen Kaige? Zhang Yimou? Great directors both, but in commercial terms it's Feng Xiaogang, unknown overseas. Feng has emerged from having…
A fierce political satire has landed a jumbo distribution deal after an alleged Mexican government bid to censor the pic.
"Unbreakable," M. Night Shyamalan's follow-up to "The Sixth Sense," is scheduled to start shooting April 17 in Philadelphia with Julianne Moore in the leading role.
Par specialized division Paramount Classics has inked an exclusive distribution deal with Total Film Group.
Dutch film is getting another boost from the government in the form of a new subsidy for marketing and promotion.
Beacon Pictures has acquired "In a Dark Wood," a pitch from writers Gregg Chabot and Kevin Peterka. "Wood" is inspired by a book of the same name written by Michael Cadnum, also optioned by Beacon.
Bob Dickinson will return for a 13th stint as lighting designer for this year's Oscar telecast, show producers Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck announced Thursday.
New Line has ponied up low-six figures against $1 mil for "Geeks," a nonfiction book about a hapless duo who used the Internet to escape their isolated Mormon town in Idaho.
A crackerjack serial-killer chiller in "Seven" mold, "Tell Me Something" cleverly disguises its thoroughly generic content and leaps of logic with highly honed technique and an involving approach to…
Roman Polanski, in partnership with French producer Robert Benmussa, has acquired film rights to Wladyslaw Szpilman's autobiographical bestseller "The Pianist."
Feature helming debut of thesp Sam Karmann, whose sly short "Omnibus" won an Oscar in 1993, "Kennedy and I" revolves around a 48-year-old novelist who can't muster a shred of interest for his…