Canadian-based film and TV producer Telescene has optioned the feature film rights to Roy Johansen's upcoming debut novel, "The Answer Man," as well as the screenplay he originally wrote more than 11…
The battle between New Line Cinema and director Tony Kaye over the pic "American History X" escalated Monday as New Line pulled the film from its competition spot in Toronto.
Action helmer Jan De Bont will venture into the horror genre on a remake of Robert Wise's "The Haunting of Hill House," which he is in talks to direct for DreamWorks.
Neil Jordan is to write and direct an English-language version of the French film noir classic "Bob Le Flambeur" for Warner Bros.
Artisan's psychological thriller solved the mystery of the exclusives roster and topped the list for the first time with grosses of $47,707 on three screens in New York and Los Angeles.
Helmer Stanley Kubrick is still shooting "Eyes Wide Shut," sources said, despite a recent article in the New York Times that called it a wrap.
The head of Russia's oldest studio, St. Petersburg-based Lenfilm, said its production had stopped entirely because of financing shortfalls, and the studio is threatened with closure.
Lawrence Kasdan's breakthrough pic about a reunion of college friends will be celebrating a reunion of its own on Nov. 6, when Columbia Pictures will re-release the pic for its 15th anniversary.
Just as New Line greenlights the sequel to "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" with Mike Myers and Heather Graham ("Boogie Nights"), Myers has completed two new deals with Warner Bros.
Actress-filmmaker Daphna Kastner's "Spanish Fly" marks a step backward from her debut romantic comedy,"French Exit." The tale of a woman researching a book on male machismo in Spain is a tad too…
"Thank God the summer slump has passed," said one happy German booker last week, reflecting widespread satisfaction among exhibs overseas. This encompassed U.S. blockbusters and foreign fare.