Daniel Stern gets a major work-out against type in this frequently funny, occasionally touching, but sometimes flat comedy set in America's cold and cheating heartland.
Just as his directorial debut "Lockdown" is about to open the Gotham-based Urban Film Festival on Wednesday, John Luessenhop has been hired by Warner Bros. to direct "Heart 'n' Soul," a…
Sony Pictures Classics has landed North American, U.K. and Australian rights to Czech director Jan Sverak's "Dark Blue World."
USA Films is fast-tracking "After Party," a comedy that will mark the directing debut of Takashi Bufford, whose scripting credits include the urban films "Set It Off" and "Booty Call."
Director Guy Ritchie and wife Madonna are set to work together on the bigscreen for the first time, with a remake of Lina Wertmuller's 1975 movie "Swept Away."
Jennifer Lopez is negotiating to star in Revolution Studios' romantic comedy "The Chambermaid," the John Hughes-scripted modern retelling of Cinderella. Hughes will produce the film, with a tentative…
James Van Der Beek and "A Knight's Tale" star Shannyn Sossamon will star in the feature adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' 1988 novel "The Rules of Attraction" for Lions Gate Films. Roger Avary…
TOP 50 Indie Pix This year, Daily Variety’s Independents special issue provides a full list of 2000’s top arthouse grossers. (Jan. 3, 2000 – Jan 1. 2001) Rank Title (distrib) Domestic B.O…
Kirk Wong will develop and direct the feature version of Marvel Enterprises' comic book "Iron Fist" for Artisan Entertainment.
TOP 50 Indie Pix Daily Variety’s Independents special issue provides a list of 2001’s top arthouse grossers. (Jan. 2 – July 15, 2001). Rank Title (distrib) Domestic B.O. (in millions) 1…
Universal Pictures has signed Steven Baigelman ("Feeling Minnesota") to write the screen adaptation to "Brother Sam: The Short Spectacular Life of Sam Kinison," for director Tom Shadyac and producer…