Miranda Richardson and Rachael Leigh Cook have joined WB’s gangster thriller, “Get Carter” starring Sylvester Stallone. Stephen Kay (“The Last Time I Committed Suicide”) will direct the remake of the…
At the time of his death, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa had completed a screenplay, "After the Rain," based on a story by Shugoro Yamamoto. The pic has now faithfully been filmed by his assistant…
PBS has postponed its planned Nov. 3 telecast of Wim Wenders' Cuban music docu "Buena Vista Social Club" until next year, after distrib Artisan Entertainment realized that the telecast would render…
Regent Entertainment and Moonstone Entertainment, two production companies known for modest budgets and Oscar noms, have formed a strategic alliance.
In a prodigious seven-figure deal with the scribe behind "American Pie," Universal Pictures has signed Adam Herz to write and direct an untitled comedy for the studio.
Joining the ranks of Disney, Sony, Fox, MGM and Paramount, Universal Pictures is establishing an inhouse specialty film division.
The Writers Guild of America West has given its first Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Writing Award to writer-producer Harry Marshall for his docu "Bhutan: The Last Shangri-La."
Francis Ford Coppola's film banner American Zoetrope has launched a DVD production lab, and one of its first releases will be the digital edition of "Apocalypse Now" for Paramount Home Video.
Writer-director Jeff Abugov's feature debut, "The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human," has a great premise. Pic is meant to be a Discovery Channel--style documentary chronicling the strange…
Though this is very much an English rather than a Russian "Onegin," the heart of Pushkin's celebrated classic pumps firm and full in debuting director Martha Fiennes' richly textured pic version…
Marketplace competition posed no peril to Paramount's "Double Jeopardy," which handily led the weekend box office with an estimated $23.7 million. The frame also saw excellent results for DreamWorks'…