The casualties of conflict pile up in "Life During Wartime," though the battlefield in this deceptively titled indie black comedy isn't a hot spot in the Middle East or the Balkans: the combatants…
Ben Affleck has inked to pen and star in "Balling the Jack" for New Line Cinema, the studio announced Tuesday.
Joaquin Phoenix has been set to play a condemned man in "Force Majeure," the Propaganda Films drama to be directed by Joseph Reuben from a script by Wesley Strick.
British exhib ABC Cinemas, the second biggest in the country, is planning to sell 20 of its city center sites, a move forced by competition from new multiplexes.
Fortified by a production budget that has more than tripled during the past year, Italy's leading commercial-TV player, Mediaset, is aggressively going after a slice of the action for…
Hollywood Pictures has resuscitated the moribund spec market with the $2.25 million purchase of M. Night Shyamalan's "Sixth Sense," which carries an automatic greenlight for the scribe to direct…
The Sundance Institute is holding a screenplay reading of Josh Kornbluth's "Haiku Tunnel" Monday 22 at 7:30 p.m at L.A.'s Jazz Bakery. Presented in association with Aviator Films, the event is the…
Onscreen advertising has been introduced to the handful of Hollywood pictures distributed in China on a revenue-sharing basis.
Director John Landis will be the fourth recipient of the annual Premio Federico Fellini, to be awarded during the 10th Riminicinema Intl. Independent Film Festival, which runs Sept. 24-28 in the…
Producer Andy Vajna, through his post-Cinergi Pictures production shingle AGV Prods., has placed a floor bid of $7.5 million for the film and TV sequel/prequel rights to "The Terminator" and…