As if a Golden Globe statuette and Oscar nomination are not enough assurance of a job well done, supporting actress darling Jennifer Hudson once again received intermittent applause, followed by a…
Alexa De Gennaro
The "Rocky" theme played on a loop both inside and outside of the Vue West End at the Jan. 16 preem of "Rocky Balboa."
After mounting the red steps for her Cannes preem, "Marie Antoinette" helmer Sofia Coppola walked a hot pink carpet into a lavish, gourmet extravaganza in honor of the competish pic. J
Scanbox has picked up Scandinavian rights to The Little Film Company's "War of the Dead," Finnish helmer Marko Makilakso's war thriller.
Lightening Entertainment has snapped up international sales rights to docu "Nobelity," written and directed by author, producer and thesp Turk Pipkin ("Friday Night Lights," "The Sopranos").
Cinamour Entertainment has sold home video and TV rights for "Forbidden Warrior," "Cannes Man" and "Jericho" to international distribs.
Producer Tony DiDio ("The Toolbox Murders") and vet TV helmer Kevin Connor ("Moonlighting"), have optioned "Random Hearts" author Warren Adler's novel "Target Churchill," to be published later this…
Vesuvio Intl. is making its market debut at Cannes with the horror franchise "The Bitch," with first sale going to Australia's Imagine Entertainment.
Director Agnes Varda will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 33rd Flanders Intl. Film Festival Ghent in October.
After 25 years at the Greek Film Center, Voula Georgakakou is leaving to pursue private-sector work in film distribution.
If intellectual property rights are not protected and technology embraced by the film industry, piracy and counterfeiting will "copy us out of business," predicted MPAA prexy Dan Glickman.