Magnolia Home Entertainment and Phase 4 Films have jointly acquired North American rights to Mark Hamill's revenge thriller "Sushi Girl."
YouTube and Ridley Scott's Scott Free Prods. have tapped 10 finalists with 15-minute videos for the newly minted Your Film Festival at the Venice Film Festival.
Callan McAuliffe ("The Great Gatsby") has been cast as the lead in Aron Gaudet's coming of age indie "Blue Potato."
Hollywood's offlot production remained on the moderate side last week with network TV shooting still largely on seasonal hiatus.
Warner Bros. has beaten out CBS Films for feature rights to Jamie McGuire's novel "Beautiful Disaster" and has set the project with Donald De Line.
MGM has reached a deal to pay Carl Icahn more than $590 million for his stake in the studio, effectively divesting the activist investor of all Hollywood holdings, according to published reports.
Gold Circle Films has tapped Laura Harrington to adapt Sam Osman's fantasy-adventure "Quicksilver."
Robert Redford's Sundance Cinemas will make its Los Angeles debut on Aug. 31 as it re-opens the revamped Laemmle Theater's West Hollywood Sunset 5 as the Sundance Sunset Cinema.
Luke Wilson is in final negotiations to star in the upcoming indie sports comedy "Million Dollar Man."
Jake T. Austin has landed the lead in the indie feature "Grantham and Rose" with Kristin Hanggi directing.
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer and vice chairman Michael Burns have received $9 million in bonuses in the wake of the launch of "The Hunger Games," the acquisition of Summit Entertainment and ending…