The sixth annual Avignon/New York Film Festival will roll out two dozen French and American indie films, including the U.S. preem of Cannes official selection "Happy Lives" helmed by Jacques Maillot.
Though in outline it's basically the same I-need-a-man gay date movie we've seen a lot of lately ("Trick," "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss," "Relax ... It's Just Sex," "Jeffrey"), "Punks" differs in…
First-timers dominated the Writers Guild of America nominations announced Wednesday, with only three WGA veterans among the 13 nominated for feature scripts. And it's a year of hyphens, as six of the…
In a sign that Hollywood is outpacing Gotham publishers in the race to acquire content, Sony's Columbia Pictures has paid mid-six figures on "The Rich Part of Life." The first novel by former USA…
The top toppers at all seven major studios are banding together to clear the way for widespread distribution of U.S. features in China.
The man who took audiences inside the brain of John Malkovich has come up with another offbeat excursion into "Human Nature."
Ron Bass is set to pen the adaptation of "Headhunters," a comic novel picked up by Fox last fall.
Helmer Stephen Herek ("Mr. Holland's Opus") is tuning up for "Metal God" at Warner Bros. He has tapped Timothy Spall ("Topsy Turvy"), Timothy Olyphant ("Go") and Dominic West ("Midsummer Night's…
Lions Gate Films has beaten out a half-dozen other suitors for the North American theatrical distribution rights to Valerie Breiman's Sundance sex comedy "Love and Sex," starring Famke Janssen and…
Avenue Pictures and Intermedia Films have entered into a three-year, non-exclusive multipicture pact. Intermedia will fund all Avenue development expenses, co-finance production costs and…
Twentieth Century Fox of Germany will handle physical distribution for local distrib Prokino as part of a strategic alliance between the two players announced Tuesday.