TV and movie industry content codes deem most violent movies as acceptable for teen audiences, according to a study released Thursday by a Washington-based public interest group.
Centropolis Entertainment ("Independence Day," "Godzilla") has purchased the option to make a Victorian thriller, "Cast of Characters" from veteran scripter Larry Cohen.
On Wednesday, Independent Feature Film Market attendees put their heads together to contemplate publicity and marketing in the post-"Blair Witch" era.
Tom Berenger, Stephen Baldwin and Dennis Rodman will take to the skies in Cutting Edge Entertainment's skydiving action thriller, "Cutaway."
Kathy Morgan was elected chairman of the American Film Marketing Assn. at the org's annual membership meeting Wednesday.
Universal Pictures has picked producer-turned-writer Michael Besman's first screenplay, "Lightening," for Marc Platt to produce.
In one of the biggest deals in the company's short history, Lions Gate Films has paid an estimated $1.5 million to acquire the North American rights to the Kevin Spacey starrer "The Big Kahuna." In…
David O. Russell's very individualistic first studio pic discharges black humor, startling action, genre subversion, anarchic attitude and barbed political commentary on its way to making very cogent…
Helmer Julien Temple ("Vigo") has signed on to direct the Frank Cottrell Boyce ("Hilary and Jackie") script "Pandaemonium."
A drear moment in the careers of all concerned, this would-be charmer about an elderly man and woman who fall -- sometimes literally -- for each other at a boarding house will go over big with…