FilmFour has optioned the Alice Sebold novel "The Lovely Bones" and attached Luc Besson and Aimee Peyronnet's Seaside as producers.
Emmett/Furla Films and Evolution Entertainment are in final negotiations with actor Michael Goorjian ("SLC Punk") to make his feature directorial debut with "Beatrice."
Canal Plus has made its second foray into Australian feature film production after government production funder the Film Finance Corp. (FFC) agreed on Tuesday to co-finance a period piece with the…
In a deal worth mid- against high-six figures, Universal has made a preemptive purchase of "Your Life Is Now," a romantic comedy spec script by Elisa Bell. Marc Platt will produce.
Recent American Film Institute graduate Michael Zaidan has inked a low-six-figure deal to pen the actioner "The Extremists," with Christian Duguay ("The Art of War") attached to helm and Moshe…
DreamWorks has pushed back the release of the Matt Damon-Will Smith starrer "The Legend of Bagger Vance" to Nov. 3 from Aug. 4. The Robert Redford-helmed period golf pic is "75% complete," according…
A complex and well-crafted skeleton-in-the-cupboard script, quality production values and impeccable perfs combine to powerfully lyrical effect in Gracia Querejeta's femme-oriented third pic "By My…
German film distributor Senator Film is joining the U.K.'s FilmFour and Italy's Key Entertainment as a co-producer on the English-language debut of director Thomas Vinterberg's "Its All About Love."
An offbeat love story wrapped in an ironic comment on post-millennial blues, "Barren Illusion" is cult Japanese helmer Kiyoshi Kurosawa's most obscure movie so far. But it still proves a fascinating…
Tom Cruise drew kudos for actually performing most of the rock climbing, kickboxing and motorcycle riding shown in "Mission: Impossible 2." But over Memorial Day weekend, he pulled off his most…
A gentle comedy of manners wrapped around an offbeat love story, "Across a Gold Prairie" is too delicate to survive long outside the festival circuit but has a small-scale charm that reveals…