The intelligence, honesty and theatrical savvy the late Lorraine Hansberry displayed in her 1959 "A Raisin in the Sun," the first Broadway play by a black woman, has stood it in good stead. Forty…
One of the class acts in the second Dances With Films fest of ultra-low-budget indies, Lyn Clinton's "The Height of the Sky" showcases a young helmer with a sophisticated sense of composition and…
"Tulip," written and directed by Aussie actress Rachel Griffiths ("Hilary and Jackie"), was named best of the fest at the fifth annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival.
Screenplay" skewers the brutal Hollywood screenwriting process, but script by Daniel Suarez and helmer Adam Winston sometimes feels like a play recorded on film. Onscreen copyright of 1996 indicates…
With interest in women's soccer burgeoning, New Line Cinema has purchased an untitled comedy pitch about the sport from scripter Matthew Chapman for mid- against high-six figures.
Musical numbers: "You Haven't Changed a Bit," "Crown of Love," "One of the Guys," "Richard's Song," "This Time Around," "A Word to the Wise," "New Car Smell," "Two Kinds of Fire," "2 Old 2 Get…
The Waldorf Conference," a controversial script about the Hollywood blacklist, has landed at Warner Bros. TV, which has begun casting on commission from John Malone's pay TV network Starz.
Familiarly following in the oft-trod footsteps of Woody Allen and "Seinfeld," writer-director-star Adam Vetri's "Not Afraid to Say ..." is a self-consciously cute romancer abetted by game thesps and…
Promark Entertainment prexy John Kramer has three new projects heading into production within the next few months.
Time Warner Inc. has promoted Barry Meyer to chairman and CEO of Warner Bros. and named Alan Horn his second-in-command. Monday's move ended weeks of intense speculation over the succession at the…