Fox has preemptively bought Mike Arnold and Chris Poole's spec "Beaujolais" for Bobby and Peter Farrelly to produce through their Conundrum banner as a potential directing vehicle.
The Singapore Intl. Film Festival wrapped Monday with a screening of "Road to Dawn," an account of China's eminent physician-turned-nationalist Sun Yat Sen's time in Malaysia.
The U.K. releases of Mike Leigh's "Happy Go Lucky," Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones doc "Shine a Light" and Marjane Satrapi's toon "Persepolis" are among pics that received coin from the U.K. Film…
The Hollywood Film Festival has set Oct. 22-27 as the dates for its 12th edition at ArcLight Cinemas, with Starz Entertainment as the main sponsor.
Gotham-based Cavu Pictures will deliver "Take Out" to auds at Quad Cinemas on June 6 with a planned rollout to half a dozen markets to follow later this summer.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies will release M. Night Shyamalan's live-action bigscreen adaptation of the popular animated TV series "Avatar: The Last Airbender" on July 2, 2010.
Issue-focused media company Arts Engine heats up its 10th anniversary with a retrospective of political docs at Gotham's Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Television and Radio) May 2-4.
Distrib Karma Films has acquired all Spanish rights to Swedish helmer Tomas Alfredson's romantic horror film "Let the Right One In," being sold by Bavaria Intl.
Pioneer animator Ollie Johnston, the last surviving member of Walt Disney's "Nine Old Men," died of natural causes in Sequim, Wash. on Monday. He was 95.
An insecure aspiring screenwriter gets the girl in "The Paranoids."
With "The Forbidden Kingdom" set to open wide Friday, the Weinstein Co. divulged a few more details Tuesday about the products of its $285 million Asian Film Fund.