Miramax Films has acquired screen rights to Adam Roberts' nonfiction book "The Wonga Coup," with Jason Blum of Blumhouse to produce the feature adaptation along with Beth O'Neil.
Focus Features has put the bite on "Cougars," snapping up Erik Lindsay's romantic comedy spec and signing Joe Nussbaum to direct at its Rogue Pictures division.
Music giant Avex Entertainment is expanding its feature film activities outside its native Japan with the creation of Hong Kong-based movie development and production arm Avex Asia.
The Polish brothers' "Astronaut Farmer" and Kevin Costner starrer "Mr. Brooks" will play for the first time at the American Film Market, where a record 589 films will screen for foreign buyers…
Julia Roberts has been tapped to present George Clooney with this year's American Cinematheque Award on Oct. 13 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
"What I Know About Lola" is suffused with the same air of fastidious detachment as its protagonist, making for an interesting but ultimately uninvolving experience. Fests with a taste for highly…
Love and politics mix like oil and water in "The Old Garden," a lushly shot, oddly straight meller likely to underwhelm many fans of festival fave Im Sang-soo. This sentimentally recounted love story…
The one person involved in the making of movies and plays who never gets enough credit is usually the writer. So let's examine Peter Morgan, the brain behind "The Queen." His is an eloquently drawn…
Karen Franklin, director of English operations at Canuck film funding agency Telefilm Canada, is ankling the corporation, it was announced Wednesday. No reason was given for her departure.
"My Son" is an austere, claustrophobic drama about a nuclear famille that explodes due to a mother's smothering love. Suspenseful, sometimes emotionally challenging pic would have benefited from…
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