Entering the theatrical arena for the first time, Gotham-based New Films Intl. has reached a deal with Miramax to distribute 89 of the mini major's features across Eastern Europe.
Feature helming debut of thesp Sam Karmann, whose sly short "Omnibus" won an Oscar in 1993, "Kennedy and I" revolves around a 48-year-old novelist who can't muster a shred of interest for his…
A fierce political satire has landed a jumbo distribution deal after an alleged Mexican government bid to censor the pic.
Who knew that the life of at-risk teens at an "emotional growth" school could be so photogenic? The creators of Fox Family's new original drama "Higher Ground" have come up with a new spin on the old…
New Line has ponied up low-six figures against $1 mil for "Geeks," a nonfiction book about a hapless duo who used the Internet to escape their isolated Mormon town in Idaho.
"Unbreakable," M. Night Shyamalan's follow-up to "The Sixth Sense," is scheduled to start shooting April 17 in Philadelphia with Julianne Moore in the leading role.
Freshman writing-directing team Drew Daywalt and David Schneider are set to helm the youth-market heist comedy "Stark Raving Mad" for producer John Baldecchi at Lawrence Bender Prods.
Beacon Pictures has acquired "In a Dark Wood," a pitch from writers Gregg Chabot and Kevin Peterka. "Wood" is inspired by a book of the same name written by Michael Cadnum, also optioned by Beacon.
Seventh Art Releasing has picked up rights to underground rave pic "Better Living Through Circuitry," directed by John Reiss ("Cleopatra's Second Husband") and produced by Brian McNelis of L.A.-based…
Bob Dickinson will return for a 13th stint as lighting designer for this year's Oscar telecast, show producers Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck announced Thursday.