The problems with "Evan Almighty" mostly boil down to questions of scale. The movie warns of an imminent flood, yet delivers only sprinkles of laughter or anything approaching magic.
One can only imagine, with horror, what would happen if a guest asked for more towels at the Hotel Dolphin, the locale of the freakily scary "1408," yet another film that puts "hostile" back in…
Fox is back in the "Halo" business. Less than a year after its plans to co-produce with Universal a movie based on Microsoft's hit videogame franchise were abruptly canceled, 20th Century Fox has…
Columbia Pictures and Happy Madison have made a preemptive acquisition for the feature writing debut of bestselling author Mitch Albom, which will be developed as a star vehicle for Happy Madison…
Owen Wilson and Nick Nolte have enlisted in "Tropic Thunder," the Ben Stiller-directed DreamWorks comedy about a group of actors who go on location to shoot a war movie, only to find that reality…
Zeitgeist Films has picked up U.S. rights to "Jellyfish," the Camera d'Or winner at this year's Cannes Film Festival. A March release is planned for the Israeli/French co-production by Lama Prods…
Ann Peacock is attached to adapt Lauren St. John children's tome "The White Giraffe" for Walden Media. Pic will be released under the Fox Walden banner.
Despite Sharon Stone's presence, the opening frames of the Shanghai Film Festival were unashamedly local and curiously low key given the event's 10th anni.
"Please Vote for Me," director Weijun Chen's film about a third-grade class election in China's Wuhan Province, received enough ballots from the SilverDocs jury to win the Sterling award for top…
The latest chapter in Harry Potter's journey to adulthood has attracted a mature rating Down Under, effectively ensuring that many youngsters will not be able to see it.
The Asia Pacific Screen Awards, set for Nov. 13, are revving up their search for a production company after lengthy talks have ended with Jigsaw Prods.