The Australian government will review its film industry funding, assessing tax incentives, grants and the 12.5% tax offset tapped by offshore producers.
Playwright Richard Greenberg's "Three Days of Rain" -- currently on Broadway in a limited run, toplining Julia Roberts -- is headed to the bigscreen.
Kate Schumaecker has been tapped to head up development for Superb Entertainment, Meryl Poster's NBC U-based film and TV shingle. In addition, company is moving forward with its first TV project at…
Universal Pictures has picked up "Anguish," a pitch by Jake Wade Wall based on the 1987 Spanish horror film, "Anguistia." Roy Lee and Doug Davison are producing through their Vertigo banner, with…
Spanish distributor Bulbeck & Mas has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to Santiago Tabernero's neo-realist fable "Vida y color" (Life and Color).
"Sam's Lake," a by-the-numbers rehash of countless killer-in-the woods pics, fails to reinvigorate the genre despite a surprise twist nearly three-quarters in. Vidstores may do OK with the horror…
"Sachiko Hanai" tells poignant tale of a prostitute whose bullet-wounded brain turns her into an intellectual superwoman surfing waves of nymphomania, hallucinogenic seizures, and the psychic control…
A grieving husband's obsessive search to uncover the truth behind a note left by his comatose wife leads to a hypnotically fascinating mystery in Lee Jin-woo's tyro feature, "Sundays in August."…
At Disney, ABC is thriving while the film studio is lagging. The Mouse House revealed a wild ride for the fiscal second quarter, with broadcast and cable figures giving the company a chunky profit…
Producers Thomas Hopkins and Tony Dunoyer have teamed to launch Griot Pictures Entertainment, a Gotham-based production banner. Griot has two pics on its slate that are in pre-production, including…