British entrepreneur Cliff Stanford, who became a multimillionaire with the sale of Demon Internet, has set up Redbus Films to invest in low-budget U.K. movies.
When a certain little piggie goes to market, he's bound to cause a stir. "Babe: Pig in the City" will create quite a squeal because it rates as a fully worthy sequel to 1995's sleeper $250 million…
The Film Society of Lincoln Center pulled an unauthorized screen adaptation of J.D. Salinger's "Franny and Zooey" from its three-week Iranian film festival, which began Nov. 20.
Thesp Natasha Lyonne will next turn her attention to pep rallies and pompons as the lead femme in Ignite Entertainment's "But I'm a Cheerleader."
Disney's "A Civil Action" is being embraced by a coalition of environmental groups, but the studio's not sure it wants to be hugged.
John Hodge, Amy Jenkins and Peter Capaldi are among the rising British writers who are featured on the first development slate unveiled by DNA Films, the U.K. lottery franchise run by producers…
Paul Schrader, who penned "Taxi Driver" and "Raging Bull," will receive the Writers Guild of America's highest honor at the union's annual awards fest on Feb. 20.
"City of Angels" director Brad Silberling's Reveal Entertainment has inked a first-look deal at DreamWorks, where he will soon begin shooting "Baby's in Black."
Sean Penn is close to committing to Fine Line Features' prison drama "Monsters Ball" as his next directing assignment.
Gotham indie filmmaker Lisa Krueger, who just wrapped "Committed" starring Heather Graham and Luke Wilson for Miramax Films, has inked a deal for her first studio film.
Kingman Films International has announced the winners of the 1998 King Arthur Screenwriters Award, which brings with it $100,000 for each writer, paid over four years.