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Patrick Cirillo ("Man of War") has snagged the rewrite assignment on "The Alchemist," set up at Alcon Pictures. He will receive a mid-six-figure payday for the assignment.
Jonathan Karp, entrenched at Random House after a brief stint under film and Broadway producer Scott Rudin, has contracted playwright-actor Pamela Gien to adapt her Off Broadway play "The Syringa…
Attorney John Sloss has decided to shed his role as behind-the-scenes dealmaker for indie films to launch a full-fledged indie financing company.
Wednesday’s episode of ABC’s new comedy “The Job” will air following an original episode of “Drew Carey.” Information was incorrect in Friday’s paper. * * * The screenplay for the Fox-DreamWorks…
Sunday's Oscarcast proved no gladiator in the ratings arena, as ABC's telecast delivered some of the awards show's meekest marks ever.
In a move that puts one of Hollywood's biggest sequels on the fast track, Jonathan Mostow is negotiating to direct Arnold Schwarzenegger and Edward Furlong in "Terminator 3."
The Independent Feature Project has issued a call for noms for the three emerging-talent categories of the 11th annual IFP Gotham Awards, taking place Oct. 1 at Chelsea Piers' Pier Sixty.
Based on Michael Allred's cult comic book series "Grafik Muzik," "G-Men From Hell" offers a modestly mounted but colorful, determinedly off-center mix of parodic noir and absurdist fantasy. Like…
The unfortunate opening night choice for this year's Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, writer-director Kari Nevil's "Your Guardian" is an utterly muddled seriocomedy that seems to be missing major…
A contained, unvarnished study of the dehumanizing horrors of political repression, Garin Nugroho's "A Poet" intersperses performance-piece monologues by Indonesian poet Ibrahim Kadir with re-enacted…