It's quiet in Park City, the kind of quiet that comes before a blizzard -- or before a stampede of SUV-driving Hollywood types invade the town for the Sundance Film Festival. With the local forecasts…
Carlos Diegues, helmer-writer of Brazil's official Oscar entry "Orfeu," has chosen to direct and co-pen the comedy "God Was Born in Brazil" as his next project.
Lions Gate Films has acquired the North American distribution rights to director-producer Robert Greenwald's Abbie Hoffman biopic, "Steal This Movie!"
Janeane Garofalo, Lorraine Bracco, Jason Priestley and Larry Miller are among the crop of filmmakers and talent set to unspool their films next month at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.
Hie-yah! Sony Pictures Family Entertainment is getting a little chopsocky, closing in on a deal to make "The Tenth Master." The film is a kung fu action comedy by Craig Titley ("Scooby Doo," "Cheaper…
Under his Merv Griffin Entertainment banner, Merv Griffin will team with actor George Hamilton to co-produce a feature film based on Hamilton's real-life adventures as a teenager traversing the…
Director Phillip Noyce is partnering with TF1 Intl. to develop "Bloodline," a story set against the backdrop of the Russia-Chechnya conflict.
A multifaceted portrait of the bonds that tie within a working-class Hong Kong family, "Little Cheung" reps a distinct change of pace and style for writer-director Fruit Chan. This third leg of his…
Gotham-based indie shingle the Shooting Gallery, in conjunction with Loews Cineplex Entertainment, will launch its indie film series Feb. 25 for 12 weeks in 17 major markets.
A pacy, well-edited actioner with Cambodian terrorists running amok in Hong Kong, "Purple Storm" is a surprisingly dark and gritty slalom ride by helmer Teddy Chen, whose "Mission: Impossible"…
The fifth annual Palm Beach Intl. Film Festival, showcasing 50-plus films from 22 countries, will be held Feb. 4-13.