"The Stoning of Soraya M.," directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh, has won the audience award for best feature at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Carl Icahn has continued to stalk Lionsgate, nudging up his stake this week to 17.2% from 16.9%, according to a regulatory filing.
Gigantic Group is launching an online service bringing firstrun independent films to broadband households, starting with the docu "Motherland" on Aug. 26.
Janet Jackson will reprise her role in Tyler Perry's comedy sequel "Why Did I Get Married Too."
Indie studio Gigantic Group is launching an online service bringing first-run independent films to broadband households, starting with the documentary "Motherland" on Aug. 26.
PR firm 42West has promoted Heidi Slan to deputy head of its talent department.
Warner Bros. has set a one-week theatrical release for Zack Snyder's director's cut of "Watchmen" on July 17 at four venues in Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York.
IFC is giving Lars von Trier's "Antichrist" a pre-Halloween release in Los Angeles and New York, with the film to go out Oct. 23.
Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. theatrical and home entertainment rights to Mexican comedy "Casi divas."
SAG board members George Coe and Sumi Haru will receive the Hollywood division's Ralph Morgan Award.
Katherine Heigl will star in romancer "Life as We Know It" for Warner Bros., with Greg Berlanti directing and Barry Josephson and Paul Brooks producing.