Moody's Investors Service is reviewing its credit rating on Lionsgate for a possible upgrade following its $412.5 million leveraged buyout of Summit Entertainment.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the rights in North America to Malik Bendjelloul's directorial debut "Searching for Sugar Man."
Matt Dallas ("Kyle YX"), Rebecca Marshall ("Saw 3D") and Barry Finnegan ("How the Make a David Lynch Film") are toplining indie sci-fier "Life Tracker" from Red and Tan Prods.
Wrekin Hill Entertainment and Row 1 Prods. have acquired U.S. rights to John Stockwell's action thriller "Dark Tide," starring Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez.
Summit toppers Rob Friedman and Patrick Wachsberger have agreed to run the movie division of Lionsgate, a week after Lionsgate completed its $412.5 million acquisition of Summit.
The Producers Guild of America expects to hit pay dirt this year in its long campaign to stop the proliferation of undeserved producer credits
Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti has been tapped to head the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Warner Bros. has shuffled its release schedule, moving back Bryan Singer's "Jack the Giant Killer" nine months and undating its "Arthur and Lancelot" project.
AMC Theaters and Codeblack Entertainment have formed a multiyear partnership to exclusively release films at select AMC locations.
Slamdance, launched 18 years ago as a renegade alternate to Sundance, is opening Friday amid bright prospects as filmmakers take advantage of lower costs of production.
Mark Webber will star in indie romantic comedy "The Arranged Marriage of Moonbeam" from Here Now Prods. and Metamorphic Films.