As Wolfgang Petersen hurries to complete the Warner Bros. film "The Perfect Storm" for June 30 release, he has jumped into a deal he feels is a perfect opportunity to emerge as an event film producer…
Indie producer Stephanie Zessos and documentarian Conor McCourt have optioned the New York Times bestseller "A Monk Swimming," the memoir from Malachy McCourt, Conor's father.
Jonathan Silverman has signed on for one of the leads in Artisan’s “Made.” Written, directed and starring Jon Favreau (“Swingers”), the film also stars Vince Vaughn, Famke Janssen and Sean “Puffy”…
After Monday's "Gladiator" preem at the Academy, it was mentioned to exec producer Walter Parkes that when the pic's reviews appear it will be subjected to a torrent of the…
The 27th Annual Gen Art Fest closed Tuesday night with Hilary Bermingham's "What Happened to Tully" nabbing the Cataland/Calypso Audience Award and Matthew Huffman's "Playing Mona Lisa" winning the…
In celebration of its 25th birthday this year, the Toronto Intl. Film Festival is organizing a series of special activities and retrospectives.
German director Tom Tykwer ("Run Lola Run") will direct "Heaven," a Miramax co-production with Germany's X-Filme from a screenplay co-written by the late Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski. Cate…
Fine Line Features, the specialty arm of New Line Cinema, is establishing a London-based sales office that will focus solely on negotiating foreign-rights deals for Fine Line pics, the company said.
Munich-based financier MBP has committed $25 million to fully finance John Henderson's "Ogopogo," a family drama produced by Barryfilms in association with Jim Henson's Creature Shop.
Rapidly emerging as one of Spain's most prolific pic producers, Barcelona-based Filmax has unveiled "Darkness," the follow-up to Jaume Balaguero's debut, "The Nameless," which was one of the…