Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. will present the action comedy "Tropic Thunder" at the 56th San Sebastian Film Festival, which runs Sept. 18-28.
Helmer/co-writer Andreas Prochaska gleefully piles on the genre thrills in "Dead in 3 Days 2," a refreshingly different follow-up to his first Austrian slasher pic.
Wesley Snipes continues to mark time in the vidpic minor leagues with "The Art of War II: Betrayal," a tired and uninspired sequel to the 2000 bigscreen actioner in which he played a quick-thinking…
"Crash" co-writer Bobby Moresco has been set by producer Joseph Isgro to write a film about organized crime patriarch Charlie "Lucky" Luciano.
Lionsgate has acquired the Duane Swierczynski novel "Severance Package" and has hired helmer Brett Simon ("Assassination of a High School President") to write the script with the author and direct.
Screen Gems has acquired "Easy A," a spec script written by playwright Bert V. Royal.
Shochiku and cellphone contents provider Dogado have linked to offer previews of Shochiku DVDs to cellphone users.
Liam Neeson and Orlando Bloom will star in an untitled pic based on Bill Carter's book "Fools Rush In."
Striking, occasionally overextended conceits, such as superimposing characters into flat, artificial, hand-drawn settings, sometimes threaten to overwhelm pic, but intense thesping by its leads…
Distrib Toho has set a new company box office record for July, taking 12 billion yen ($111.1 million).