In a post-Frankfurt bidding frenzy reminiscent of "The Horse Whisperer," DreamWorks bought screen rights to the Marc Levy novel "If Only It Were True" for $2 million, with Steven Spielberg producing…
Jodie Foster's Paramount-based Egg Pictures is in advanced talks to acquire the rights to "Investigation," a thriller placed into turnaround at USA Films.
First Miracle Group and Baio/White Prods. has solidified the cast for its black comedy "Very Mean Men."
Shooting is set to begin in February on "Ghost World," a low-budget pic based on a comic novella by Daniel Clowes. United Artists will release it domestically.
Despite a lineup of local features that failed to reflect the full monty of current South Korean production, the fourth edition of the Pusan Intl. Film Festival closed Saturday with general agreement…
The 11th annual New Orleans Film & Video Festival wrapped Thursday with a 30th-anniversary screening of the 1960s counterculture classic "Easy Rider," attended by star Peter Fonda, associate producer…
Miramax Films has enlisted Jordan Brady to direct the romantic comedy "Wakin' Up in Reno."
There's a lot for parents to like in "Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang," but this dark, edgy kids' fantasy may not have enough light action to keep the grade-schoolers amused.
Poland's most renowned filmmakers -- among them Andrzej Wajda, Roman Polanski, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Jerzy Skolimowski and Krzysztof Zanussi -- will be the focus of UCLA Film and Television Archive's…
The Mouse power house roared over the weekend, dominating international box office to the tune of nearly $30 million with record bows from "Tarzan," "Runaway Bride," "The Sixth Sense," "Inspector…
Celia Fischer, a graduate student at UCLA's School of Theater, Film & Television, has taken first prize in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards for her screenplay "Bottomfeeders."