M. Night Shyamalan's next film will be a happening at 20th Century Fox. Studio has pledged a green light for "The Happening," a spec script thriller that Shyamalan wrote and will direct in…
Lakeshore Entertainment has set Penelope Cruz, Ben Kingsley and Patricia Clarkson to star in an untitled drama based on the Philip Roth novella "Dying Animal."
Matthew McConaughey will spend the summer catching waves in Malibu for "Surfer, Dude." S.R. Bindler will helm from a script he wrote with Cory Van Dyke.
Curtis Hanson has become the latest filmmaker to join the migration to network television. Helmer of "8 Mile" and "L.A. Confidential" has inked a multiyear overall deal with CBS Paramount Network…
German production company Bavaria Film and TV pubcaster ZDF are mulling a joint company for film production.
New projects by European directors including Marco Tullio Giordana, Solveig Anspach, Elia Suleiman and Ole Christian Madsen received coin from European film funding org Eurimages.
New Line has snapped up an untitled romantic comedy pitch by the scripting team of Tara Miele and Kristine Skeie and set it up with Jon Shestack Prods.
Good News Holdings, which delivers Christian faith-based content through traditional media along with mobile, internet and IPTV formats, has tapped Christopher Chisholm prexy-CEO.
Tuesday's figures from the MPAA provide some interesting insights into the film biz -- and inadvertently remind industryites that when journalists play with numbers, they can get burned.
A young Brazilian girl slides into the world of prostitution in "Happy Desert," a confidently directed but unsurprising tale from Paulo Caldas. Though the issues it tackles are hot, the story…