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    Jude Law Sought To Play Douglas Fairbanks In Mary Pickford Biopic

    Quite often, the Oscar-winning success of a film will lead to studios jumping over themselves to greenlight anything they have in the works that might be vaguely similar. "Slumdog Millionaire," for instance, led to development on a number of India-set projects, including the current sleeper hit "Bes...

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    Silverdocs Announces Complete Lineup with World Premieres of 'Farm,' 'Plimpton!' and 'Dreams'

    Silverdocs, the U.S. documentary festival held just outside of the nation's capital in Silver Spring, Maryland, has announced its complete lineup. Screening in the U.S. Competition are world premieres "Betting the Farm" (Jason Mann and Cecily Pingree) about organic milk in Maine, &quo...

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    Casting: Judy Greer Joins 'Carrie' Remake; 'Twelve Years A Slave' Adds SNL's Taran Killam & William Sadler Boards 'Iron Man 3'

    "Arrested Development" scene-stealer Judy Greer is adding another string to her bow, joining Kimberley Peirce's remake of Brian De Palma horror classic "Carrie." The actress will take on the role known simply as "The Gym Teacher," which we're presuming is the role of Miss Collins in the original, th...

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    Protagonist Appoints Mike Goodridge CEO

    Protagonist  Pictures has appointed  Mike Goodridge to its CEO position, it was announced today. 

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    Watch: 2 Clips From Sarah Polley's 'Take This Waltz' Starring Seth Rogen & Michelle Williams

    Did you know that Michael Haneke originally turned his back on Palme d'Or-winning "Amour" because he had seen an unnamed Canadian film that treads the same ground? At the time, we came up with two possibilities for the work being referenced: Denys Arcand's "The Barbarian Invas...

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    An Early Look At RZA's "The Man With The Iron Fist" (A Fun Martial Arts/Western Hybrid To Be Proud Of)

    Long-time S&A reader Tony, attended an early audience test-screening in LA of RZA's directorial debut, The Man With The Iron Fists (one of S&A's most anticipated film's of the year); and Tony sent me the below write-up with his thoughts on the film that he saw.

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    Dustin Lance Black Writing & Directing 'The Statistical Probability Of Love At First Sight,' Says It Could Be 'When Harry Met Sally' For Younger Generation

    Dustin Lance Black isn't letting the rough-and-tumble experience he had with his directorial debut "Virginia" deter him from taking charge of any further films -- in fact, he's already got two in the works.

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    Alexander Payne & Jim Taylor To Preview New Script 'The Lost Cause' At Nantucket Film Festival

    Well, this is certainly an unconventional way for a new project from Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor to be announced, but we guess it's as effective a way as any. The duo have re-teamed for a new script, which will be previewed at a headlining staged reading at next month's Nantucket Film Festival.

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    Wes Anderson Reveals One Character In His Next Film Will Be A "Personal Medium"

    Things are going very well for Wes Anderson these days. The director not only unveiled his latest movie, "Moonrise Kingdom," at the Cannes Film Festival, it opened this weekend in limited release to staggering, record-breaking numbers, boasting the highest per-screen averages in history. N...

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