Warner Bros. has acquired the comedy script "Word" by Joe Ide in a low-six against mid-six figure deal. Paul Hall will produce the film under his Hallway Pictures banner, which has a two-year…
A compelling story of love and obsession, "Suzhou River" represents a considerable leap in achievement for mainland Chinese director Lou Ye from his modest first feature, "Weekend Lover." Combining…
Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" has made a U-turn and returned to Fox, this time stopping at Fox Searchlight with Harrison Ford and Catherine Zeta-Jones jumping onboard for the ride.
Robert Loggia (“Mancuso F.B.I.”) will guest star on an episode of NBC’s “Frasier.” He’s repped by CAA’s Rick Kurtzman and managed by Steve Lovett. * * * Keith Hamilton Cobb (“All My Children”) has…
Diane Lane will co-star with Leelee Sobieski in "The Glass House," the Columbia Pictures drama scripted by Wesley Strick, directed by Daniel Sackheim and produced by Neal Moritz.
Gearing up for next week's kickoff, the American Film Market is boasting its highest participation levels to date. AFM will screen 400 feature films, 260 of which are market preems (a 20% jump over…
A boldly conceived movie in which emotional texture is paramount, mainland Chinese helmer Zhang Yimou's "The Road Home" takes the simplest of stories and weaves a seductive, extremely moving portrait…
Caroline Rhea ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch") will host the 52nd annual Writers Guild of America Awards on March 5.
"Love's Labour's Lost" is a luscious labor of love. As if to prove the two extremes of his affection for the Bard, Kenneth Branagh has followed his four-hour, belt-and-braces version of "Hamlet" with…
German licensing/distribution heavyweight Kinowelt Intl. has signed a three-year output deal with Charles Gordon's Daybreak Prods.
Hong Kong director Stanley Kwan's uneven career reaches a low point with the flashy but maddeningly trite and uninvolving "The Island Tales." Pic centers on a disparate bunch of characters trapped…