Laurence Fishburne and indie banner A-Mark Entertainment have acquired feature rights to Paulo Coelho's adventure novel "The Alchemist" from Warner Bros.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Marion Cotillard to receive its Hollywood Breakthrough Actress of the Year Award.
Djimon Hounsou is set to star in drama "Get Some," the first film greenlit from the revamped Summit Entertainment. Lensing's set to begin in July in Los Angeles and Florida with Jeff Wadlow directing…
A trio of toon veterans are launching Frederator Films as an indie feature film company with a mission to produce 2-D animated genre movies budgeted below $20 million.
Helmer Gregory Dark has completed production on the independent feature "Little Fish, Strange Pond," a dark comedy starring Matthew Modine, Callum Blue, Adam Baldwin, Paul Adelstein, Zach…
New Line Cinema has promoted Maggie Swisher and Nicole Butte to VP slots.Swisher has become VP of special events and will continue to report to exec VP Elissa Greer. She's been with New Line since…
"Shrek the Third" grabbed the most green overseas with a solid $48.6 million at 5,737 playdates in 45 markets, dominating a healthy frame at the international box office that is keeping foreign biz…
Justin Alvarado-Brown has joined Overture Films as senior VP of business and legal affairs. Alvarado-Brown will oversee deal-making for Overture's productions and acquisitions and run day-to-day…
New Line toppers Robert Shaye and Michael Lynne turned serious June 20 at the Bev Hilton as they were being honored with the Humanitarian Award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of…
WGA West president Patric Verrone will face board member Kathy Kiernan for the presidency of the guild in an election held against the backdrop of upcoming negotiations.
Collina Films has signed writer-director Nadav Schirman to pen an English-language adaptation of his documentary "The Champagne Spy." The docu, Schirman's debut feature, is set to screen at the Los…