Fever Prods. has set Oct. 11 as the release date for the horror-thriller "Smiley."
Film Movement has acquired North American rights to South African drama "Lucky," directed by Avie Luthra from his own script.
Fantastic Fest will host the world premiere of Disney's "Frankenweenie" on Sept. 20 as the opening night film for the festival in Austin, Texas.
Cinetic Rights Management has acquired digital distribution rights in North America for the psychological thriller "Gut."
Serendipity Point Films has promoted Mark Musselman, who has overseen the company's business affairs since 1999, to exec VP.
Legislation to extend California's tax credit production incentive program has cleared a state Senate committee -- but with the recommendation that the program's extension be reduced from five to two…
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to Anne Fontaine's comedy "My Worst Nightmare," starring Isabelle Huppert, Benoit Poelvoorde and Andre Dussollier.
Pat Asanti has been cast in the upcoming Liberace film "Behind the Candelabra" for HBO Films, to be directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon.
Cee Lo Green has joined the cast of John Carney's music drama "Can A Song Save Your Life?" for Exclusive Media.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is moving to amp up the "Men in Black" brand.
Indie supernatural thriller "Nightlight," directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods from their own script, has unveiled a cast of Shelby Young, Chloe Bridges, Carter Jenkins, Mitch Hewer and Taylor…