HBO Films has greenlit "Recount," a scripted movie about the 2000 presidential election, and has attached Sydney Pollack to direct. Pic will follow the Florida recount from Election Day through the…
The Weinstein Co. has sold Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's "Grindhouse" to South Korean distributor Sponge, latter's biggest acquisition ever.
Prague's Febio Film Festival wrapped Friday, having scored the biggest turnout yet in its 14-year history.
Paramount laffer "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, iced first place over the weekend at the domestic B.O. with $33 million in its debut. Pic about a same-sex figure-skating pair…
Italy's Medusa has boarded the Euros 14 million ($18.7 million) in production Daniel Auteuil starrer "MR73," helmer Olivier Marchal's Gaumont-backed followup to the hit cop thriller "36."
The 1970s exploitation movie gropes, bites, kicks, slugs, blasts, smashes and cusses its way back to life in "Grindhouse," a "Rodriguez/Tarantino double feature" that lovingly resurrects a…
There will be a movie premiere in Baghdad this month with many of the requisite trappings: a red carpet, the photographers and their flashing lightbulbs, the well-dressed performers. And like any…
Mohamed al-Daradji: The Iraqi helmer, 28, was born in Baghdad and studied theater directing at Baghdad's Fine Art Institute. He's now a Dutch resident; after his cousin was assassinated, his family…
While Disney's "Meet the Robinsons" and Paramount and DreamWorks' "Blades of Glory" duke it out this weekend, there's a much smaller new release that will have B.O. watchers paying close attention.
Outlandish promo stunts for movie and TV premieres are nothing new, but 20th Century Fox has come up with a marketing idea that could be a "Homer" run.
Virgin Atlantic is turning its passengers into film jurors. Fourteen shorts drawn from filmmakers at the U.K.'s National Film and Television School, will be screened over the next four months as part…