Fine Line Features, the most aggressive buyer at a generally moribund Toronto Film Festival, has closed a deal for U.S. and English-language Canadian rights to Frederic Fonteyne's "A Pornographic…
MGM has tapped Alfonso Cuaron to direct "Hart's War," to be produced by David Foster and David Ladd. Cuaron will now team with Terry George to rewrite the screenplay.
An unbeatable cast lends satisfying emotional texture to "Simpatico," a melancholy comedy adapted by Brit stage vet turned first-time feature helmer Matthew Warchus (with David Nicholls) from Sam…
Tapestry Films, best known for the teen comedy "She's All That," has teamed up with Intermedia Films to co-produce the college comedy "Van Wilder."
British director Mike Figgis continues his erratic career with "Miss Julie," a solid, intermittently powerful screen adaptation of August Strindberg's play about the turbulent, doomed relationship…
Strand Releasing has bought North American rights to Catalan director Ventura Pons' "Beloved/Friend," starring Josep Maria Pou and Rosa Maria Sarda.
Engaging for its fresh milieu, unexpected mix of personalities and the provocative ideas it tosses around, "Black and White" is more a movie about an intriguing theme than about a good story.
Peter Howitt, who last directed the Gwyneth Paltrow starrer "Sliding Doors," has been entrusted with MGM's financial thriller "Anti-Trust."
Universal Pictures Spain will invest $12 million over the next three years in a slate of eight Spanish pics.
In large part thanks to dynamite perfs from newcomers Liane Balaban and Tara Spencer Nairn, "New Waterford Girl" is an extremely likable coming-of-age comedy that effectively captures a slice of teen…
Ten to Watch, Scribes - 1999