Trimark Pictures has acquired all domestic rights to the indie drama "Joe the King," co-winner of the Sundance Film Festival's best screenplay award.
Arthouse king James Ivory will be a headlining guest at the Avignon/New York Film Festival, which is skedded to roll out 20 French and American indies for their New York preems. Pics will compete for…
Eighties rock icon Billy Idol will provide the lead voice in Sceneries Entertainment's animated feature "Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2."
Brit-focused "Shakespeare in Love" and "Elizabeth" predictably dominated the nominations for this year's British Academy (BAFTA) Film Awards, with 16 and 12 nods apiece.
A staid and uneventful American Film Market received an injection of drama Monday afternoon when a Loews Hotel security guard performed a citizen's arrest on Seven Arts Pictures prexy Peter Hoffman.
Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan promised to help keep film production in L.A. through an easier permit process and tax incentives for production companies, especially those producing pics budgeted…
Miramax's Dimension Films label has acquired worldwide rights to "O," an updated teen version of "Othello," for $4 million plus a $10 million P&A commitment.
The very definition of family is contested in Ulu Grosbard's "The Deep End of the Ocean," an engaging, often heart-wrenching drama that juxtaposes the biological and sociological definitions of…
FROM THE AMERICAN FILM MARKETClifford Werber, Warner Bros.' senior VP of worldwide co-productions and acquisitions, is ankling the studio to become an independent producer.
It's a bad sign when a romantic comedy grinds to a halt every time romance enters the picture, as it does in "Just the Ticket." But in the moments when the film turns its focus solely on Andy Garcia…
Two weeks after hanging up his "ER" stethoscope for good, George Clooney has signed to make his next film Joel and Ethan Coen's "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?" The Coens' drama will be a Universal and…