After making his directorial debut chronicling an incest-infested family in "The War Zone," Tim Roth will make his followup helming the ultimate dysfunctional family tale, Shakespeare's "King Lear."
Brit stage thesp Janet McTeer's likely Oscar nom for "Tumbleweeds" could give a leg up to "Songcatcher," another polished, feel-good indie production in which she gets her second screen lead. Framing…
Nomination ballots for this year's Writers Guild of America screenplay awards have been mailed and are due by the close of business on Feb. 7.
The most commendable aspect of "Isn't She Great," Andrew Bergman's trashy biopic of bestselling novelist Jacqueline Susann, is its brief running time. Bette Midler delivers one of her broadest…
Internet company AtomFilms has snatched up rights to four more short films, bringing its bounty to five shorts and making it the most aggressive acquisitor of shorts at the festival so far.
U.K.-based Distant Horizon has acquired South African distribution rights for the feature "Chuck and Buck" at Sundance. Helmed by Miguel Arteta ("Star Maps"), the pic explores the evolving…
NBC recently made a movie that capitalized on Y2K fears. CBS tackled an earthquake in New York. It only goes to follow that ABC would address germ phobia just in time for the cold and flu season…
Tim Burton, who dazzled audiences with "Sleepy Hollow," "Batman" and "Edward Scissorhands," is taking his visuals to the Web, inking a deal with shockwave.com to create a series of animated short…
With hordes of showbizzers jamming this year's Sundance fest, organizers cheered Resort Theaters of America's announcement Thursday that it plans to build a 10-screen theater complex near Park City…
Shot through with the kind of Boy Scout innocence that's rarely been seen since the days of '60s adventure pics for Disney, "Grizzly Falls" is a fable for young boys who can only imagine what it's…