Melvin Van Peebles, the maverick American actor-writer-producer has been brought on board to liven up the bill of International Critics Week (May 11-19) at the Cannes Film Festival.
Bernard Wright's screenplay "Frankie's Comeback" has won the first Pathe Production Prize, which guarantees that the script will be filmed by Pathe Pictures.
A deal is imminent for Sony's Columbia Pictures to option Paul Eddy's new thriller "Flint."
Patrick Wachsberger's Summit Entertainment will finance and produce "Escapade," a project to be written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter John Patrick Shanley ("Moonstruck").
Young film buffs can now set their schedule for the Family Weekends portion of the third edition of Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children, set for April 8 and 9 and April 15 and…
Based on Daily Variety's poll of four dozen filmmakers in Hollywood and Gotham, the New Yorker film critic scores positively for film literacy, reliability, verisimilitude and quality of writing. To…
New Line Cinema has set Guillermo del Toro to direct "Blade 2: Blood Hunt," the sequel to the studio's hit horror film that will once again star Wesley Snipes and Kris Kristofferson. Pic is on track…
Carla Gugino has inked to join Peter Sarsgaard and Molly Parker in helmer Wayne Wang's "Center of the World" for Artisan Entertainment.
Alcon Entertainment has acquired the screenplay for the live-action/CG-animated family comedy "Little Eddie Post," written by David Schmidt.
From the nation's newspapers and magazines to the air waves to cyberspace, America is teeming coast to coast with film reviews. But if one review outlet still towers over the rest, it's the New York…
Scaring away potential rivals, Paramount Pictures' "Sleepy Hollow" has racked up the most nominations for the 26th annual Saturn Awards, which honors TV and film in the science fiction/horror genre.