"Bubble Boy" is an anarchic comedy fatally lacking a genuinely anarchic guiding sensibility. It's a vignetteish goofball farce about a young man living inside a germ-resistant bubble who undertakes a…
Philip Kaufman will direct and playwright John Guare will pen a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's "Suspicion" for Dimension Films and RKO.
Universal is trying to keep its half-nelson hold on grappler-turned-movie star The Rock, aka Dwayne Johnson.
"Bridget Jones's Diary" will make its French debut at the 12th Dinard Festival of British Film (Oct. 4-7), whose highlights this year include a tribute to the late John Gielgud.
The 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival kicks off today with a Quebecois flavor thanks to the world preem screening of "L'Ange de Goudron" (Tar Angel), the second feature…
State regulators have proposed fines of nearly $59,000 against Sony Pictures for safety violations on the "Spider-man" set in the wake of a March 6 accident in which a welder was killed.
The eighth Austin Film Festival and Heart of Film Screenwriters Confab, skedded for Oct. 11-18, will fete filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan with the 2001 Distinguished Screenwriter nod.
Lions Gate Films has taken all domestic distribution rights to Tim Blake Nelson's "The Grey Zone," which makes its world premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
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Edward Noeltner has joined Miramax Intl. as senior vice president of sales and distribution. Noeltner, who will be based in Miramax's New York headquarters, will report to Rick Sands, Miramax Films'…
Code Red, the acquisitions label jointly owned by Cowboy Booking and Antidote Films, has acquired domestic distribution rights to venerable Japanese helmer Shohei Imamura's "Warm Water Under a Red…