It's little surprise that Mercury Rev's spacy electronic effort "Deserter's Song" winds up on Richard Branson's V2 label -- it's a valuable update of the progressive-thinking rock bands of the early…
Making one of his first material purchases, actor Leonardo DiCaprio has optioned Kevin Baker's recently published debut novel, "Dreamland," for an undisclosed sum.
Betty Kaplan has signed to direct "Calle Ocho," the first pic from a slate of four being developed by fledgling Miami-based indie Royal Pictures.
Think of them as Trailers Lite. In hopes of increasing the chances that their coming attractions will play as intros to the upcoming "Star Wars" prequel, several studios are considering creating…
Warner Bros. claimed the market share crown Monday, as it pushed ahead of Buena Vista thanks to the opening strength of "The Matrix" and ongoing popularity of "Analyze This."
The ghosts of "Kids" and "Priest" have returned to haunt Bob and Harvey Weinstein in the form of "Dogma," a controversial new film from writer-director Kevin Smith.
Country crooner Clint Black, Oscar-winner Jason Robards and Emmy-winner Mare Winningham are starring in CBS’s telepic “Going Home.” Robards and Winningham are set to play aging father and…
Gotham mayor Rudolph Giuliani presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday evening celebrating the opening of the Shooting Gallery's latest venture, a fully integrated film production company…
With an eye on the international market, four leading Brazilian producers have pacted to form 5+, a production and distribution alliance.
The third annual New York Women's Film Fest kicks off April 22 at the NYU's Cantor Film Center with a presentation of Shirley Clarke's drama-verite classic "The Connection."
Gigi Gaston, who directed the Sophie B. Hawkins starrer "The Cream Will Rise," has inked to helm the indie pic "Beyond the City Limits."