DreamWorks Pictures has picked up the spec "She's Out of My League" from tyro writing team Sean Anders and John Morris. Script, acquired for low- to mid-six figures, centers on an average Joe who…
What was it like directing Sean Connery? Sidney Lumet, John McTiernan, Peter Hyams and Irvin Kershner look back on the films they made with the versatile thesp.
"X-Men 3" scribe Zak Penn has reshuffled the deck on his improvisational poker comedy "The Grand." Insomnia Media Group has anted up financing and will produce the movie with Eleven Eleven Films.
The screaming all but drowns out the provocative arguments in "Civic Duty," a tightly coiled psychological thriller that takes disquieting stock of one man's post-9/11 paranoia. Unfolding largely…
U.S. venture capital giant Intl. Data Group has shuttered IDG Films, its Los Angeles-based shingle set up last year to produce films in Asia. "The closure of IDG Films is not bad news. It allows us…
Fox's lucky day turned out to be 6/6/06, as "The Omen" bowed to a boffo $12.6 million -- the biggest Tuesday gross ever. Take just barely edged out that of "Meet the Fockers," which made $4,000 less…
Speakers from the world's biggest CG studios will participate in panels at Asia's largest computer graphics and animation event, the CG Overdrive Festival, to be held July 14-16 at Singapore Expo.
Danish duo Lars von Trier and Peter Aalbaek Jensen have decided to sell 50% of their shares in Zentropa to directors and other employees of the production company. The pair will keep the other half…
The Czech film-funding crisis looks to be over for the time being, with Wednesday's announcement that industryites will disrupt no further festivals until they hold talks with state officials.
A young woman seeking a new life outside Russia ends up a victim of the white slave trade in Teresa Villaverde's slow-flowing, enigmatic "Trance." But at a two-hour-plus running time, only the most…