Feature helming debut of thesp Sam Karmann, whose sly short "Omnibus" won an Oscar in 1993, "Kennedy and I" revolves around a 48-year-old novelist who can't muster a shred of interest for his…
Entering the theatrical arena for the first time, Gotham-based New Films Intl. has reached a deal with Miramax to distribute 89 of the mini major's features across Eastern Europe.
The holiday box office race saw kids and adults tugging different ends of the same drumstick, as younger-skewing pics battled a slew of films aimed squarely at parents. The irony: teen pic "Deuce…
Who knew that the life of at-risk teens at an "emotional growth" school could be so photogenic? The creators of Fox Family's new original drama "Higher Ground" have come up with a new spin on the old…
Seventh Art Releasing has picked up rights to underground rave pic "Better Living Through Circuitry," directed by John Reiss ("Cleopatra's Second Husband") and produced by Brian McNelis of L.A.-based…
Freshman writing-directing team Drew Daywalt and David Schneider are set to helm the youth-market heist comedy "Stark Raving Mad" for producer John Baldecchi at Lawrence Bender Prods.
The University of Southern California has bestowed its 12th annual Scripter Award on "The Hurricane," honoring the pic as the year's best film adaptation of a book.
Who's the hottest movie director in China today? Is it Chen Kaige? Zhang Yimou? Great directors both, but in commercial terms it's Feng Xiaogang, unknown overseas. Feng has emerged from having…
A Crashcam Cineproductions presentation. Produced by Barna Kantor. Executive producers, Bob Ray, Nicole Ray. Co-executive producers, Kantor, Tamas Kovacs, Kurtis D. Machler, Victor Soares. Directed…
A fierce political satire has landed a jumbo distribution deal after an alleged Mexican government bid to censor the pic.
"Unbreakable," M. Night Shyamalan's follow-up to "The Sixth Sense," is scheduled to start shooting April 17 in Philadelphia with Julianne Moore in the leading role.