Toronto Intl. Film Festival organizers Tuesday unveiled the event's Canadian slate, which includes the latest pics from Thom Fitzgerald, Sturla Gunnarsson and Clement Virgo. The 30th annual edition…
Samuel L. Jackson is attached to topline and co-produce a live-action feature to be adapted from the Japanese comic franchise "Afrosamurai," created by Takashi Okazaki.
Disney Studios is getting back into action. Mouse House has purchased "Blowback," an original action-comedy pitch, from scribe Sheldon Turner, with Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson and Ryan Reynolds…
"Inside Man" exec producer and former Gotham-based Revolution Studios exec Daniel Rosenberg is heading up new shingle InVenture Entertainment, which focuses on indie film production, brand imaging…
As if falling ratings weren't enough for the Oscars to grapple with, digital filmmaking is giving the Academy a silicon-fueled headache. Each year the Acad finds more movies confounding traditional…
What starts off as a self-serving promotional exercise takes on almost unreasonably charming dimensions in "My Date With Drew." The story of filmmaker Brian Herzlinger's personal quest to score a…
Zhang Yimou's "Qian li zou dan ji" (Riding Alone For Thousands of Miles) is set to open the Tokyo Film Festival, running Oct. 22-30, in an out-of-competition slot.
German distributor Kinowelt has come out in support of theater owners following last week's row between local exhibs and Buena Vista Intl. over the early DVD release of "Herbie: Fully Loaded."
With kids back in school Down Under after their midyear vacation, the Aussie box office is in a funk. While "Fantastic Four," "War of the Worlds" and "Batman Begins" are still drawing auds, total…
Walt Disney Co. appears to be moving ahead with plans for a theme park in Shanghai. It is scheduled to open a park next month in Hong Kong. Local news services report that the next park will be built…
The Visual Effects Society has signed exec director Eric Roth to a three-year contract.