Russian arthouse helmer Alexander Sokurov, whose most recent film was fest favorite "Mother and Son," has started work at his home studio Lenfilm on a pic about the world of German World War II Reich…
After her plans to join Harrison Ford in the Phil Robinson-directed "Age of Aquarius" were dashed by budget overruns, Kristin Scott Thomas is near a deal to co-star with Ford this fall in "Random…
Greenlighting its first construction project since being acquired by Dallas-based Silver Cinemas, Landmark Theatre Corp. announced Wednesday its plans for a seven-screen arthouse complex in Chicago.
Hoping to capitalize on its image as New York's "sixth borough," New Jersey has enacted a bill that expands sales-tax exemptions for goods and services involved in the commercial production of motion…
Heather McComb and Eric Michael Cole will star in the indie drama "Three of Clubs," which marks the directorial debut of "Party of Five" exec producer Ken Topolsky.
Showtime rolled out the red carpet May 21 as the cast of "Thanks of a Grateful Nation" flocked to Gotham's Equitable Center to fete the show's premiere.
"Kids" producer Cary Woods has lined up $30 million in equity, including $15 million from a Middle Eastern financier and $10 million from New Line Cinema, to fund his new Gotham-based production…
Wolf Mankowitz, a British playwright, screenwriter and novelist, died May 20 of cancer in County Cork, England. He was 73.
Contradicting Lions Gate Films' widely hyped announcement in Cannes, Leonardo DiCaprio asserted Wednesday that he has not signed to play serial killer Patrick Bateman in "American Psycho."
Mandalay Media Arts, the nonfiction programming entity launched last year by Peter Guber with partners Al Giddings and Barry Clark, has teamed with Imax Corp. and the Smithsonian Institution to…
Warner Bros. has optioned film rights to novel "An Underachiever's Diary," by first-time novelist Benjamin Anastas, for Bobby Newmyer's Outlaw Prods., which has a production deal with the studio.