Musicvid and commercial helmer Russell Bates will make his feature film directing debut on "Freddy Got Fingered" for New Regency and 20th Century Fox.
In the darkly comic "Nurse Betty," Neil LaBute puts aside the intense explorations of misogyny that dominated his earlier films and immerses himself in a lighter romantic fable that deals with the…
In a reorganization of Scandinavian financier, producer and distributor Scanbox Entertainment, acting chairman Bo Norholm has been named the company's co-chairman, managing director and CEO. The redo…
The American Film Institute on Thursday appointed Christian Gaines as director of the AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival. He succeeds Jon Fitzgerald, who recently took a position at iFilm.
Holding auds hostage with the threat of worsening comedy by the minute, "Held Up" is a shoddy vehicle for Jamie Foxx to ride into the summer season on. Crime comedy harkens back in every way to…
Andras Hamori has ankled his post as president of Alliance Pictures to form a production company that will have a non-exclusive first-look deal with Canadian distribution company Alliance Atlantis.
“Undercover Brother,” the John Ridley-created animated series which Universal and Imagine bought for a feature, appears on Urban Media’s Website UrbanEntertainment.com. Information was wrong…
The second feature by 20-year-old Samira Makmalbaf is in many ways an advance on her first, more intimate offering, "The Apple." A bold and provocative look at the plight of refugees and other…
Director Agnieszka Holland will direct "Julia Walking Home" from a script she co-wrote with Roman Gren and Arlene Sarner. Casting is under way, with Miranda Otto ("What Lies Beneath") among the leads…
Paul Schiff, whose producing resume includes "Rushmore" and "My Cousin Vinny," is closing his Disney-based production company and joining Propaganda Films.
The new John Travolta starrer proves that even members of the $20 million-per club can push audience goodwill to the breaking point -- and that point may soon be synonymous with "Battlefield Earth."…