Though perhaps best known as an early champion of Amerindie product, the Mill Valley Film Festival this year is going Anglophile -- saluting Brit thesps Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi with…
Eddie Murphy is set to star in Castle Rock's futuristic action comedy "Pluto Nash," playing a lunar colonist who fights for the space settlement's freedom. Warner Bros. will distrib the pic, which…
Moving swiftly to prevent overruns on its first major production, the Johnny Depp-starrer "The Ninth Gate," Artisan Entertainment, together with completion bond provider Intl. Film Guarantors, has…
The temptation is to lump Sam Raimi's first nongenre entry, "A Simple Plan," with the Coen brothers' "Fargo": Both are slices of life about outlandish crimes and Average Joe felons in over their…
Paramount's new classics division kicked off the acquisitions derby at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival by picking up U.S., U.K. and other territorial rights to Tod Williams' directorial debut "The…
Writer-director Ron Shelton has teamed with indie producer Stephen Chin to form Shanghai'd Films, an independent finance and production company that will make low- to moderately budgeted films.
At the midway point of the 23rd Toronto Intl. Film Festival there's general elation that extends well beyond the fact that the planes are back in the air.
Kate Nelligan has inked a deal that will place her opposite Paul Rudd in the Miramax-distribbed pic, "Cider House Rules."
Thesp Michael Rooker has inked for a small role in Phillip Noyce's next picture, "The Bone Collector," which begins shooting Sept. 21 in Montreal.
While his "Black Cat White Cat" has received acclaim at the Venice Film Festival and was acquired by October Films, Yugoslavian director Emir Kusturica is stepping up preparations for his…
Brad Anderson's "Next Stop, Wonderland" won the Grand Prix at the 24th Deauville Festival of American Cinema Sunday.