Producer Mark Canton ("300") has been tapped chairman of the 12th annual Capri Hollywood Film Festival.
Laughter and lust ruled the specialty biz B.O. over the weekend as Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited" and Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" both enjoyed robust openings.
MGM is going to let the masses spread the word about "Lions for Lambs," United Artists' first release under Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.
Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas are set to star in caper drama "The Code" with Mimi Leder helming and Nu Image's Millennium Films producing.
First Look Studios has acquired ensemble comedy "The Amateurs" and military drama "Day Zero" and set release dates of Nov. 30 and Jan. 18, respectively.
Indie financer Unified Pictures ("Bob Funk") is launching development of $35 million CG-animated feature "Noah's Ark" -- to be told from the point of view of the animals in the ark.
Catherine Keener has signed on to co-star in DreamWorks' music pic "The Soloist."
ICM has signed Rob Zombie, the musician-turned-writer/director who just scripted and helmed the hit remake "Halloween" for Dimension Films. Zombie had been agentless.
Superior performances by Hong Kong's Tony Leung Ka-fai and Mainland actress Qin Hailu turn "My Career as a Teacher" into an affecting, well-shot drama rather than just a trot through recent Chinese…
A grizzled cop escorts five prisoners through landscape ravaged by floods in "Gun of Mercy," an OK action drama punctuated by sf/x that survives thanks to classy playing by vet actor Liu Peiqi in the…