Eastern European scribes began gathering in Berlin Friday for a three-day workshop called ScriptTeast, organized by the Polish Film Institute.
Sophie Okonedo will play the lead role in "Skin," based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era
"Strange Culture," a docu by American film essayist Lynn Hershman Leeson about the paranoid reaction of U.S. security authorities in the wake of 9/11, opened Berlin Film Festival's Panorama sidebar…
The Works has picked up all British rights to Adam Green's horror pic "Hatchet" from Echo Bridge Entertainment.
As if "Borat" hasn't been getting plenty of attention, the movie is front and center on this year's Oscar ballot. Or at least the film's title is.
It's often said that comedy doesn't travel, but the 2002 Asterix sequel, "Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra," grossed a tidy $36 million outside of France. With its astounding $74 million take in…
UTV: India's most eligible media partner? Headed by Screwvala, its activities today range from buying airtime to movie production and distribution.
Art Linson may have burned a few bridges with "What Just Happened?," his 2002 tome about the travails of the film biz, but Hollywood doesn't seem to hold a grudge.
The Weinstein Co.'s "Grindhouse" is a study in contradictions: an ode to low-budget exploitation films that will be marketed as a mainstream tentpole. The company's genre arm, Dimension, will launch…
Two days after the Writers Guild announced its negotiating team for this summer's talks, the DGA chimed in Feb. 8 with news that it had named Gil Cates to head its negotiating team -- nearly 17…
Thesp Javier Bardem has played everything from a poet to a Mafioso, but his new role is a more radical departure. Bardem recently reactivated his long-dormant production label, Pinguin Films, to…