The independent filmmaking world changed dramatically Friday when Harvey and Bob Weinstein sold their 12-year-old, fiercely nonconformist Miramax Film Corp. to thoroughly mainstream Walt Disney Co…
While the Hollywood community generally looks favorably on Walt Disney Pictures' acquisition of Miramax, there is skepticism in independent circles whether Disney -- notorious for meddling in…
Outbidding Paramount, 20th Century Fox has purchased John Hopkins' script "Prime Mates" for producing partners Joe Wizan and Todd Black.
Chestnut Hill Prods. has acquired movie rights to Donna Williams' best-selling autobiography "Nobody Nowhere," about the 29-year-old Australian author's lifelong struggle with autism.
Continuing to fatten its motion picture ranks with new clients, the William Morris Agency has signed film director Arthur Hiller from his former home at Creative Artists Agency.
In the month since Ron Howard and Brian Grazer officially took it private, a pared-down Imagine Entertainment finds itself in the enviable position of having four greenlighted movies and an active…
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Oscar-winning screenwriter Tom Schulman ("Dead Poet's Society") is writing an original for Joe Roth's Caravan Pictures that will mark his feature directorial debut.
Melinda Jason and Gary Goldstein are joining forces as a producing team, while each will continue to maintain their respective, ongoing personal management businesses.
Deran Sarafian has been set to direct Interscope Communications' planned production of "Terminal Velocity," expected to be a big-budget, star-driven action adventure vehicle for Hollywood Pictures…