A richly embroidered coming-of-ager that doubles as a study of a time when "political commitment" and "personal belief" were not yet dirty words, "Boy's Choir" is an impressive first pic by Japanese…
A series of five South African short films, entitled "Short and Curlies," which have won acclaim on the international film festival circuit, will be distributed on the Internet (at www.atomfilms.com)…
A day after Fox Searchlight signed on to handle domestic rights on the Harrison Ford / Catherine Zeta-Jones starrer "Traffic," Initial Entertainment Group has closed a deal to co-finance the pic and…
Fresh from a best director Oscar nomination for "The Insider," Michael Mann's name has surfaced in several high-profile projects as he figures out which feature to do next.
Caroline Rhea ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch") will host the 52nd annual Writers Guild of America Awards on March 5.
Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffmann's "Long Night's Journey Into Day," winner of Sundance's Grand Jury Prize in the documentary competition, offers a compassionate look at the inner workings and…
German licensing/distribution heavyweight Kinowelt Intl. has signed a three-year output deal with Charles Gordon's Daybreak Prods.
Robert Loggia (“Mancuso F.B.I.”) will guest star on an episode of NBC’s “Frasier.” He’s repped by CAA’s Rick Kurtzman and managed by Steve Lovett. * * * Keith Hamilton Cobb (“All My Children”) has…
Steven Soderbergh's "Traffic" has made a U-turn and returned to Fox, this time stopping at Fox Searchlight with Harrison Ford and Catherine Zeta-Jones jumping onboard for the ride.
Gearing up for next week's kickoff, the American Film Market is boasting its highest participation levels to date. AFM will screen 400 feature films, 260 of which are market preems (a 20% jump over…