John Woo's longtime associate Terence Chang has boarded "Christmas Cargo," a English-language Korean War-era drama with a budget of $20 million.
Lions Gate Intl. closed a number of territory sales on Griffin Dunne's "Fierce People," starring Diane Lane, Donald Sutherland and Elizabeth Perkins.
Funnyman Bob Saget will pen, helm and produce "Farce of the Penguins," a send-up of the hit docu "March of the Penguins," for indie distrib Thinkfilm.
When AFI Fest organizers learned in March that their former digs at the ArcLight theater in Hollywood had been leased, they concluded there was nowhere to go but up.
"Crash" casting directors Sarah Halley Finn and Randi Hiller earned kudos in the dramatic feature film category at the Casting Society of America's 21st annual Artios Awards, which recognize…
The trade org repping indie film entities has completed its first-ever guidelines to be used in negotiating Internet rights and will now turn its attention to rights for pics screening on cell phones…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will honor Arthur Penn Nov. 17 at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse Intl. in Gotham. Tribute will feature a screening of the helmer's 1975 crime drama…
"He is one of the most compelling and original actors of his generation," says director Laurence Dunmore of Johnny Depp, who will be honored Nov. 11 with a tribute at the AFI Fest.
Lindsay Lohan and Jared Leto are set to star in "Chapter 27," a feature about the murder of John Lennon. Peace Arch is financing the pic, which was penned by Jarrett Schaefer, who will make his…
When AFI Fest director Christian Gaines looks at the annual event he's nurtured over six years, he thinks of "stronger rather than bigger." He points to this year's 21 world preems, 20 North American…
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