New Yorker Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to Lodge Kerrigan's "Claire Dolan," starring Vincent D'Onofrio, Katrin Cartlidge ("Breaking the Waves") and Colm Meaney ("The Snapper").
Appropriately enough for a movie whose protagonist is obsessed with portents, premonitions and other preternatural matters, "Signs & Wonders" is sufficiently disastrous to reinforce belief in a…
It's both a dream come true and a potential nightmare for Sony Pictures Classics. The indie shingle is the only U.S.-based company nommed for best foreign pic, and this year it's garnered the most…
Oscar voters were in an all-American mood. With "American Beauty" leading the nominations for the 72nd annual Academy Awards, voters tapped five U.S.-lensed films for best picture -- a big turnaround…
"American Beauty" scribe Alan Ball has been named ShoWest 2000's screenwriter of the year.
Paramount Pictures chief Sherry Lansing has won the Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America for her contributions to the motion picture industry.
With little else for U.S. buyers to phone home about, the Chinese movie "Breaking the Silence," starring Gong Li, has kicked up a flurry of interest here at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, with bids…
Samuel L. Jackson will be a presenter at next month's kudocast.
Allied Filmmakers' Jake Eberts has optioned tyro scribe Kien Nguyen's South Vietnamese memoir "The Unwanted" for five figures against a high-six-figure backend.
Each Oscar season, B.O. numbers point to a chicken-or-the-egg conundrum: Does a movie gross well because it's Oscar-nommed, or does it become Oscar-nommed because of its high gross?