Suggesting an Iranian spin on "Romeo and Juliet," but with the notion of tragic, unconditional love replaced by world-weariness and cynicism, director Rassul Sadr Ameli's "The Girl in the Sneakers"…
Spain has a new and powerful kid on the distribution block. High-flying private Spanish broadcaster Telecinco has inked a theatrical co-distribution deal with Buena Vista Intl. Spain (BVIS), which…
Six young filmmakers from around the world will head for Paris this fall to take part in the first Cinefondation residency, the Cannes Intl. Film Festival announced Monday. Residency, which begins…
On Aug. 4, the 18th annual Golden Boot Awards will ride into town.
Though just 18, Kirsten Dunst will play a year younger in Disney's "At Seventeen," a romantic drama with writer-helmer John Stockwell attached to direct and an August start date planned.
Joe Roth's Revolution Studios has bought movie rights to embezzlement tale "Family Firm," which will be produced by Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, the first project for the duo since winning the best…
Animation helmer Simon Wells ("Prince of Egypt") is in negotiations to make his live-action directing debut on "The Time Machine," a DreamWorks-Warner Bros. co-production.
It’s finally settled. The title of writer-director Cameron Crowe’s new movie is “Almost Famous.” Pic was inspired by Crowe’s own experiences as a teenage rock journalist for Rolling Stone in the…
Universal Pictures, laying the groundwork for "The Scorpion King" as the third installment of "The Mummy" franchise, has signed Jonathan Hales to pen the project. Scribe, currently in Australia as a…
Colombian director Jorge Ali Triana takes on South American hero Simon Bolivar in his first original screenplay, "Yo Soy Bolivar" (I am Bolivar), skedded to begin lensing Sept. 4. In pic, Triana aims…