CBS has aced out ABC in landing the network TV rights to Miramax's "The Cider House Rules." The price depends on its final box office tally, but estimates are pic will fetch somewhere between $6 and…
Castle Hill Prods. has picked up worldwide distribution rights to tyro filmmaker Jonathan M. Flicker's fraternity hazing drama "Followers."
Once somebody weds a complete stranger for money on national television it's generally assumed that TV and society have sunk to a new low. But when some of society's worst traits are played out under…
Torn between cutting costs and keeping prestigious producer shingles hanging on its lot, Walt Disney Pictures is looking at the bottom line.
New Line has tapped Nick Cassavetes to direct its recently purchased family drama "John Q," a story of a boy who needs a heart transplant.
If they ever decide to revive "Mystery Science Theater 3000," "Mission to Mars" would be the perfect movie with which to launch the return. In this elaborate, highfalutin space opera, Hollywood…
The Independent Feature Project and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have selected David Williams' "13" as the next film to screen in American Independent Visions, their quarterly series…
Tenpercentery Broder, Kurland, Webb Uffner will launch a new indie film arm that will be headed by indie producer Todd Hoffman.
After spending her 13 short years shuffling between New York and Los Angeles, Emmy Rossum enjoyed her 28 days in the mountains of North Carolina filming "Songcatcher," which unspooled this January to…
Greek filmmaker Olga Malea stumbled onto her first helming mission on a 1985 trip to Argentina. She ended up making a docu-drama centered around the Tango neighborhood La Boca that was picked up by…
Johnny Depp is in negotiations to star in “From Hell,” a Jack the Ripper tale that Albert and Allen Hughes are directing at 20th Century Fox. Pic is an adaptation by scripter and novelist Rafael…