Ken Howard's tossed his hat in the ring for president of the Screen Actors Guild as head of the Unite for Strength ticket, with the self-styled moderates aiming to strengthen their hold on SAG's…
Sony Pictures Entertainment has extended its first-look deal with producer Michael De Luca for a second time.
Allentown Prods., headed by documentary filmmaker James Moll, has acquired feature rights to Knott's Berry Farm's Calico Ghost Town.
Independent producers Janet Harrison and Scott Rosenfelt are teaming on PicturePlay Films, specializing in projects in the $5 million-$20 million range.
Showbiz insurance specialist Aon/Albert G. Rubin has named film finance vet Fred Milstein to the post of managing director of worldwide marketing and business development.
Off-lot feature production in the Los Angeles area slid 44% during the second quarter year over year amid the ongoing trend of features shooting outside Hollywood.
Indie producer Myriad Pictures has promoted Kevin Forester to chief financial officer from his posts as VP of finance and controller.
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures has signed Kaare Andrews to direct assassin thriller "The Hunted" based on his screenplay.
Convergence Entertainment ("The King of Fighters") has closed feature rights deals on a pair of franchise properties -- "Gungrave" and "Lone Wolf."
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures and Platinum Studios have signed Ryuhei Kitamura ("Midnight Meat Train") to direct and Holly Brix to write "Magdalena," based on Top Cow's comicbook…
Sam Worthington will star in Summit Entertainment's remake of Danish thriller "The Candidate," with Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen producing through their Temple Hill Entertainment banner.