A relatively conventional can't-we-all-get-along message is served up in an intense package in "American History X." Already controversial due to the neo-Nazi leading characters and the final cut…
Aussie helmer Geoffrey Wright has signed to direct the slasher thriller "Cherry Falls" for Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films.
In an era in which studios increasingly tailor films to the tastes of test audiences, and exhibitors race to build bigger and better theaters, a new ACNielsen EDI survey reveals interesting and…
Ben Stiller's Red Hour Prods. has beefed up its executive ranks, hiring producer Stuart Cornfeld as president of the company and Erin Simon as head of TV development.
Imagine Entertainment founders Ron Howard and Brian Grazer will be feted early next year at the syndie biz’s annual sales confab in New Orleans with the NATPE org’s creative achievement award. The…
NATO president William Kartozian used his annual ShowEast address to update delegates on a number of topics key to the exhibition industry, ranging from minimum wage legislation and digital cinema to…
Film Four, Channel 4's feature production and distribution company, has set up a unit to concentrate on low-budget experimental movies.
Jane Alexander has joined the cast of "The Cider House Rules," which Lasse Hallstrom is lensing for Miramax Films. She will play Nurse Edna in John Irving's screen adaptation of his bestselling novel.
Actors Angela Bassett, Anne Heche, Irene Bedard, Jackie Chan, Paul Rodriguez and director Carl Franklin will be presented with the Diversity Award at a tribute Oct. 27, at the Playboy mansion in…
The Israel Film Festival is gearing up for its 15th annual celebration.
Universal Pictures has optioned Bryan Burrough's nonfiction tome, "Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir" for Overbrook Entertainment, the production banner run by Will Smith and James Lassiter.