In another sign that the market for spec scripts and pitches is heating up, Universal Pictures has shelled out $ 500,000 for Erik and Gregory Hansen's untitled comedy-action story about a bodyguard…
Islet Inc. confirmed Wednesday that it has given $ 120,000 in completion financing to the independent comedy "My Life's In Turnaround," which marks the feature film debut of co-directors Eric…
Columbia Pictures has committed to distribute director Darnell Martin's "Blackout," which is scheduled to go into production July 6. Budgeted at $ 5 million-$ 6 million, "Blackout" will mark Martin's…
Adeadpan comedy/film noir, "Spare Me" has its share of fresh angles, but in attempting to muscle in on the suburban mystique terrain of indie exponents like Hal Hartley, it's knowing to the point of…
Acclaimed music video director Eric Meza has been signed to direct New Line's "House Party 3," the latest installment in the franchise that stars rappers Kid 'n Play.
SYDNEY -- The first Yahoo Serious comedy extravaganza, 1988's "Young Einstein ," was a hit in Australia and a more modest success elsewhere. Comic's second outing, produced on a far larger budget and…
Agency for the Performing Arts has signed writer-director-producer Tony Chan, whose "Combination Platter" received this year's Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the Sundance Film Festival. He will be…
Also with: Javier Bardem, Joan Lluis Bozzo, Julieta Serrano, Felipe Hitas, Mario Pedrales.
Ben Zinkin, after 24 years of representing New Line Cinema as an entertainment lawyer, has been named the company's senior VP of business affairs.
Overflowing with ideas, visual invention and genre references, but saddled by a weak, unfocused script, "Dust Devil" is a brilliant mess. Pic looks destined to become an immediate cult item, but its…
Detlev Buck's "No More Mr. Nice Guy," which opened well two weeks ago, and nationally released Sonke Wortmann's "Kleine Haie" are the front-runners for the German Film Prize.