Producer Dino De Laurentiis has zeroed in on Ridley Scott to direct "Hannibal," the sequel to "Silence of the Lambs," but the hunt for a writer continues.
Sony Pictures Imageworks president Ken Ralston will turn his hand to directing with Sony's "Jumanji 2," the studio announced Wednesday.
Blackwatch Releasing, the recently formed distribution division of Montreal-based Blackwatch Communications, announced it has inked a multifilm output deal with Sony Pictures Classics to distribute…
As part of its "Academy Standards" series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen all 10 of the films nominated in the animated and live-action short films category from the 71st…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' foundation has opened its wallet to film festivals.
Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones proved a winning combination and a sorely needed tonic for exhibs last weekend as “Entrapment” snared $7.8 million from openings in nine markets plus holdovers…
Sporadically funny but schematically constructed, "Hit and Runway," Christopher Livingston's feature debut applies the overused odd couple scenario to the thorny work relationship between a young…
Director Agnieszka Holland has committed to directing the film version of Edgar Hilsenrath's 30-year-old cult novel "The Nazi and the Barber" for Beverly Hills and Munich-based ArtOko Films.
"Paths in the Night" is a slice of '70s existential German cinema with a few '90s tricks up its sleeve. Rigorously shot by ace lenser Juergen Juerges in B&W, and populated by characters who either…
Scott Free Prods. has promoted Chris Dorr and Diane Minter Lewis to co-presidents, replacing outgoing prexy Chris Zarpas. Both Dorr and Minter Lewis have served for the past four years as senior VPs…
Australian actress-turned-helmer Elise McCredie's debut, "Strange Fits of Passion," is an exceedingly small, pedestrian affair about a young Melbournite's mission to define her sexuality and bid…