Unapix Films Theatrical, a newly formed distrib arm of Unapix Entertainment headed by Richard Abramowitz, has acquired its first two films for release: "Grass," a documentary narrated by Woody…
Sony-based Phoenix Pictures has come out the victor in a bidding war for "Basic," paying $400,000 against $700,000 for the thriller by scribe James Vanderbilt. The company plans to put the project on…
French prisons will hold screenings of Pedro Almodovar's Oscar-winning "All About My Mother" for inmates as part of a film festival opening today.
Michael Rooker (“The Bone Collector”) is set to co-star with Jean-Claude Van Damme in the indie feature “Replicant,” lensing next month in Vancouver. Rooker can currently be seen in Fox 2000’s “Here…
Warner Bros. Pictures has handed the keys to the "Harry Potter" kingdom to director Chris Columbus. With his selection to helm "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the first adaptation of the…
The 16th Chicago Latin Film Festival will kick off Fridaywith the Midwest premiere of Spaniard Fernando Trueba's "The Girl of Your Dreams," a dark laffer starring Penelope Cruz.
The DoubleTake Documentary Film Festival, the largest event dedicated to non-fiction feature efforts, will roll out 11 world and 4 U.S. preems during its third annual competish April 6-9 in North…
"American Beauty" is already seeing the material benefits of its five Oscar wins. DreamWorks' drama grossed $727,554 on Monday, a day after taking home best pic, best actor and best director trophies.