"Friends" star Matthew Perry will join Bruce Willis in the Jonathan Lynn-directed comedy "The Whole Nine Yards," financed by Franchise Pictures. Filming begins in Montreal May 23.
With her miniature Mack truck figure, pierced nostril, spiky black hair and boxy men's suit, Lea DeLaria's certainly not your average chanteuse. But then DeLaria is not your average anything. The…
After more than 60 years without a permanent venue in which to screen its vast library of titles, Italy's National Cinematheque will open its own theater in Rome this year. It has also announced…
In "Hanako," playwright Chungmi Kim provides a searing chronicle of the "comfort women," conscripted sex slaves who were taken against their will to live in Japanese military brothels. The power of…
In a divergence from the seemingly omnipresent teen comedies, Leelee Sobieski ("Deep Impact," "Never Been Kissed") has pacted with Fox 2000 to star in the romantic drama "Here On Earth," which will…
At the Aspen Shortsfest Sunday, a jury including thesp-turned-helmer Adrienne Shelly and Oscar-winning producer Jessica Yu split the top drama prize between two affecting family tales: Jean-Marc…
Castle Hill Productions has acquired worldwide rights to "Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me," tyro helmer Tessa Blake's comedy-docu about her eccentric Texas father.
New Line Cinema has bought the spec script "Sydney Crawford Wants to Bone Me" for Dan Rosen to direct.
Animator Phil Roman has signed on as an exec producer and creative consultant on the indie feature "Cyber Garden," from Vancouver-based Sodona Entertainment.
Destination Films has picked up the spec script "If Only" from screenwriter Christina Welsh.
Director Stephen Herek is close to a deal to develop Paramount's vidgame-based actioner "Tomb Raider," which the studio hopes to turn into an event film for release next summer.