Stepping back from the magical colors and all-stops-out sentiment that earned "Children of Heaven" and "The Color of Heaven" worldwide distribution and awards, director Majid Majidi retrenches to…
Colin Farrell is in final negotiations to co-star with Tom Cruise in "Minority Report," the adaptation of the Philip K. Dick short story that Steven Spielberg will direct for Fox and DreamWorks.
Steeped in menace and sexual desire, Manuel Poirier's "Te Quiero" is an agreeably sinister pic in which a young French couple, freshly arrived in Peru, attempt to fence a stolen diamond to finance…
Regent Entertainment has begun production on noir thriller "A Good Night to Die," starring Michael Rapaport and Deborah Harry. Regent Intl. will sell worldwide rights.
Ventura Pons consolidates his reputation as Catalonia's flagship helmer with the small, well-made "Anita Takes a Chance," an agreeable if uncommonly mainstream item given his recent flirtations with…
Les Mayfield ("Blue Streak") has been tapped to direct the World War II epic "Flying Tigers" for Morgan Creek Prods. and Trilogy Entertainment Group. Set for a pre-strike start, pic will be released…
The press book for "serenades" contains no less than 14 pages of background information about life in Outback Australia in the second half of the 19th century. Cinema audiences lacking this…
Sandra Bullock, who toplined recent $100 million-plus domestic grosser "Miss Congeniality," will be ShoWest 2001's female star of the year.
The 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz Island by Native American activists is recounted with admirable lucidity and even-handedness in James M. Fortier's "Alcatraz Is Not an Island." Straightforward docu…
Lorenzo di Bonaventura has reupped at Warner Bros. Pictures. He will continue as prexy of worldwide production, with the added responsibility of more closely overseeing the studio's deals with…
"Scout's Honor" is an artless yet earnest study of the ongoing protests by gay and straight activists against the exclusionary, anti-homosexual policies of the Boy Scouts of America. Clocking in at a…
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