From stubborn queens to ruthless devils, sly spinsters to tough street girls, 2006 featured the deepest, most diverse collection of great female roles in recent memory.
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have made a deal for "Prodigal Son," a romantic comedy that Gigi Levangie Grazer will write with Mimi James. Brian Grazer will produce.
In the U.S., when screenwriters and movie directors collaborate, the partnership is rarely an equal one -- or anything close to it. The writer is often regarded as disposable and is easily fired by…
Some 50 years after Francois Truffaut first advocated his auteur theory, idiosyncratic writer-directors continue to dominate the filmscape of Continental Europe.
They're new, but they're far from green. This year's "freshman class" of writers in Oscar contention -- which includes Michael Arndt ("Little Miss Sunshine"), Andrea Berloff ("World Trade Center")…
Wolfe Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to German drama "Four Minutes" and plans a theatrical release next spring.
Prague launched its first Filmania on Thursday, following the lead of discount cinema days such as Paris' Printemps du Cinema.
Brazil's local film commissions and related orgs have founded the Brazilian Assn. of Film Commissions (Abrafic). Ana Cristina Costa e Silva, prexy of Brasil Central Film Commission, was elected…
British acting icon Julie Christie has been mesmerizing filmgoers for decades -- from "Doctor Zhivago" to "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" and "Shampoo" -- but it doesn't mean she takes the tackling of a role…
The brouhaha over "Borat" continues. A Los Angeles judge said Thursday that he would consider a request by two U. of South Carolina fraternity brothers that a scene featuring them be cut from the…