Depth of Field and Scott Stuber and Mary Parent's shingle have teamed up to buy a romantic comedy pitch by Stu Zicherman and Raven Metzner in a sizable preemptive bid at Universal Pictures.
Mandalay Pictures has tapped Marc Schoelermann to make his directorial debut on the Mischa Barton starrer "Hexxx." Goal is to begin production in the spring. Apartment 3B Prods. principal Jennifer…
It seems like almost everyone in Gaul made time to hang with their buddies last week, judging by the record-breaking first-week perf of Patrice Leconte's laffer "Les bronzes 3: amis pour la vie"…
Insistent snow flurries and a blustery wind dogged the shivering but enthusiastic crowd of 1,600 that poured into the opening night gala Thursday at the 56th Berlin Film Festival. The wintry weather…
The Canadian province of Ontario is extending its tax credit for foreign filming until March 31, 2007, Ontario Culture Minister Madeleine Meilleur said Thursday.
Three pics are up for top kudos at Mexico's Ariel film awards as nominations were announced Thursday, but it remains to be seen if anyone will see those films as none has a distribution deal.
Maverick multi-hyphenate Rolf de Heer is looking back to the early 20th century for his next pic, "Dr. Plonk," a silent, black-and-white comedy about an inventor who in 1907 calculates that the world…
A 13-year-old boy defies an abusive school principal in 1960s-set, social-issues drama "We Shall Overcome," the third feature from Danish helmer Niels Arden Oplev. Well-turned perfs and trim…
As emotionally threadbare as the Father Christmas suit sported by its shiftless protagonist, "The Real Santa" plays too deep in the shadow of Billy Bob Thornton's recent turn as a naughty St. Nick to…
Everything was in place for the "Scarlett" pilot to shoot in New Orleans. But the day before filming was scheduled to begin, Hurricane Katrina hit. Lionsgate TV figured "Scarlett" was over, but state…
After a decade of lobbying for legislative help on stopping runaway production, Hollywood received what was perceived to be a major boost from the federal government 16 months ago.