Despite intriguing cult trappings, the presence of superstar Mel Gibson and a formidable bunch of musicians on the terrific music track, Wim Wenders' "The Million Dollar Hotel" looms as a tough sell…
Svensk Filmindustri (SF) has acquired international rights for "The Seven Deadly Sins," a series of seven Swedish language pics by award-winning Swedish director Richard Hobart.
The Brad Harrison spec script "American Loser" has proven itself anything but, selling in a heartbeat to Sony-based James L. Brooks' Gracie Films.
An unbeatably colorful life story and wealth of archival materials would have been quite enough to make "The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack" a first-rate docu. Helmer Aiyana Elliott (who directed the…
As the 50th-anniversary edition of the Berlin Intl. Film Fest kicked off Wednesday night, guests surveying the fest's new digs on Potsdamer Platz pronounced the new facilities more than fit.
Sylvester Stallone has committed to work in conjunction with Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) to make a CART-themed racing film which Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures will produce.
Though its subject has seen scrutiny before, both nonfiction and dramatic, docu "Paragraph 175" easily reps the definitive screen chronicle to date of homosexual persecution under the Third Reich -…
Actors Ed Harris and Amy Madigan have joined forces with Elton John's Rocket Pictures to develop a movie based on A.L. Kennedy's Scottish novel "So I Am Glad."
The studio exec is dreaming of summertime. Big-budget movies march by, one by one, sugar plums dancing in his head. They have been cloned like Dolly the sheep, each with the same DNA but a slightly…
Sony Pictures Classics has snatched up North American distribution rights to the Sundance comedy "The Tao of Steve."
The distant galaxy where the “Star Wars” saga unfolds has suddenly become a lot more politically correct. Stung by charges of ethnic stereotyping in “The Phantom Menace,” Lucasfilm is seeking a more…