RKO Pictures is in talks with Universal to dust off and adapt Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 suspense thriller "Suspicion," tapping Michael Browning ("Six Days, Seven Nights") to pen the script.
The New York Intl. Independent Film & Video Festival will inhabit Los Angeles April 28-May 4. Fest features some 100 full-length feature and short films during a first-ever West Coast run.
John Hamburg has inked a seven-figure deal to write and direct an untitled comedy for Universal Pictures. If Hamburg's directing gig comes through, it could bring the final sum to $2 million.
German film powerhouse Kinowelt Medien unveiled last week firmer plans to expand its television, cineplex operation, Internet and sports rights marketing businesses and announced an acquisition in…
The saga over Olivier Barrot's departure as artistic adviser to the Cannes Intl. Film Festival took a fresh turn Tuesday with Barrot claiming that he was "brutally and unilaterally" sacked.
A faithful adaptation of Tom McNeal's 1992 short story, "What Happened to Tully" is a solid and sensible first feature from co-writer/director Hilary Birmingham. Anchored by fine performances…
Christian Bale ("American Psycho") will co-star in Working Title's "Captain Corelli's Mandolin." Nicolas Cage and Penelope Cruz have been cast to play the leads in the epic romance, based on Louis de…
A decent period drama that occasionally rises above the reliable, "Up at the Villa" is an intelligent version of Somerset Maugham's 1941 novella set among a bunch of idle Anglo-Americans as war…
Palm Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to "Spaceman" -- an indie pic from Scott Dikkers, the Onion.com's co-owner and editor.
He's tried and tried again, but this time Mike Figgis has finally done it: The form is the content in "Timecode," a fascinating, sometimes exhilarating, experiment in which four continuous shots…