"Hustle and Flow" star Terrence Howard will be honored with the Rising Star Award from the the Palm Springs Film Fest. Howard will receive the award at fest's awards gala on Jan. 7 at the Palm…
The Rio Intl. Film Festival, Latin America's largest fest, wrapped Thursday with the kudofest for the Brazilian competition and the local premiere of Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain."
Julie Sneddon has been appointed Buena Vista Home Entertainment senior veepee/general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Sneddon assumes her new post immediately, vacating her role as md…
Bookended by Costa-Gavras' "The Ax" and Christian Carion's "Merry Christmas," the Valladolid Film Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary, Oct. 21-29, under new director Juan Carlos Frugone.
Paramount has acquired film rights to Bella Pollen's novel "Midnight Cactus," setting up the romance with Par-based Michael London.
Director Shawn Levy has established 21 Laps and staked the production company to a two-year first-look deal at 20th Century Fox. Deal comes as the studio sets Levy to direct "A Night at the Museum."
Writer-helmer Su Rynard's "Kardia" has been tapped to receive the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Sloan Feature Film Prize at the upcoming Hamptons Film Festival.
An ego-maniacal Baptist reverend and a sexy pop star stumble toward redemptions of a sort in "The Gospel," a creaky melodrama that wants to be a musical. Mimicking a traditional movie tuner, director…
Rogue Pictures, Universal's Gotham-based genre unit, has joined forces with L.A.-based Crystal Sky Pictures to back "Doomsday," the next project from British writer-director Neil Marshall.
ALTERNATIVE TOONS D'Works' 'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabiit' looks to replicate the success of its claymation predecessor 'Chicken Run,' an anomaly among nontraditional…