Shoreline Entertainment has acquired international distribution rights to director Mary Lambert's teen drama "Clubland," produced by Mimi Polk Gitlin ("Thelma & Louise") and Grammy-winning songwriter…
The Santa Monica Film Festival has ramped up an impressive, intensive three days of screenings and panels that will culminate Sunday with the presentation of the first Moxie! Awards.
Eyeing a multicharacter starring vehicle for actor-comedian Martin Lawrence, 20th Century Fox has paid a mid-six- against high-six-figure sum for Darryl Quarles' comedy spec "Big Momma's House."
As literal and schmaltzy as a conventional telepic, Steven Maler's "The Autumn Heart" is an old-fashioned family meller about a dying mother and her three grown daughters.
Eleven Canadians to be given scientific and technical Oscars for three innovations will be honored by the Canadian Consulate at a lunch Thursday. Canadian Oscar nominees in the arts will be…
Director Joel Schumacher will soon turn his attention to a remake of the award-winning French thriller "L'Appartement" ("The Apartment") for Paramount-based Lakeshore Entertainment.
The second annual Freedom Film Festival, the American Cinema Foundation's showcase of films from Central and Eastern Europe, kicks off its L.A. engagement Friday, a week after its Berlin gig.
In what amounts to a Chinese government reconnaissance mission into Hollywood, China's main film org has been meeting all week with studios and producers to encourage co-productions with American and…
France's TF1 International has acquired international rights to the French-lingo psycho-thriller "Facing," starring Jean-Hugues Anglade ("Betty Blue," "La Reine Margot").
Bruce Willis will topline the independently financed pic "The Whole Nine Yards" for director Jonathan Lynn and Franchise Pictures.
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