HATCHfest ’06 Is Open for Business

HATCHfest, which happens in Bozeman, Montana October 3 through 8, has sent out a call to 250 colleges and universities worldwide for entries to their 2006 event. They are seeking competitors in feature films, shorts and student films as well as for fashion and for the Gibson Guitar New Musician Award. The executive director of …
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Weinsteins Get The Shivers

The Weinstein Company announced that its Dimension Films unit has bought the script “Shiver,” written by Mikey Wigart. Michael*Cuesta is set to produce and direct the thriller for the company. “Shiver” is based on a true story about a group of New*Year’s Eve revelers who get in a car wreck and are stranded in a Minnesota*snowstorm when they stumble upon a …
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Logan’s Run and Wonder Woman Updates

Producer Joel Silver (V for Vendetta) recently talked to SCI FI Wire about several of his high-profile genre films that are in various stages of development.  “The next one up is The Reaping, with Hilary Swank and directed by Stephen Hopkins, which is a supernatural thriller,” Silver said in an interview. Silver previously tapped Hopkins to direct Predator 2 and several episodes of TV’s Tales From …
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The Return of Alias

ABC ended speculation about the fate of its spy drama Alias on Feb. 28 by announcing that it would return to the prime-time schedule on April 19 with a two-hour episode, starting at 8 p.m. ABC also released spoilers about the special episode, which will feature the birth of Sydney’s (Jennifer Garner) baby and the reappearance of Michael Vaughn (Michael …
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