Anthony Mastromauro of Identity Films and Danielle Pelland of Entendre Films have picked up the rights to Bill Mason's memoir "Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief," originally set up at Paramount.
Universal's launch of smuggling thriller "Contraband" easily corralled the top slot at the domestic box office with $24.1 million at 2,863 locations for its Friday-Sunday opening.
Film Independent has awarded filmmakers of four features grants totalling $115,000 at its annual Spirit Awards brunch.
Lionsgate buys Summit for $412.5 million | Wall Street mulls deal’s benefits Lionsgate’s $412.5 million deal to buy Summit Entertainment, announced Friday, arrived with a notable lack of fireworks…
Universal's Mark Wahlberg thriller "Contraband" has an early jump on a trio of weekend newcomers, taking between $6 million and $7 million at the domestic box office, according to early Friday…
Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate have agreed to walk down the aisle, combining the town's leading minimajors in a complex cash and stock deal worth $412.5 million.
Kino Lorber has acquired worldwide rights to the 1970 documentary "King: A Filmed Recod ... Montgomery to Memphis."
Dan Angel ("Door to Door") of the Hatchery has purchased rights to the V.C. Andrews library and teamed with Jane Startz ("Ella Enchanted") to develop and produce feature films, TV series and telepics…
Sentinel Pictures and Cinetic Media are partnering on indie comedy project "Everbody Wants Head," based on Peter Hoare and Christopher Lilli's screenplay.
FilmDistrict has moved back its opening of romantic comedy "Playing the Field" from March 9 to Christmas Day.
Wrekin Hill Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to director Ben Palmer's teen comedy "The Inbetweeners" and plans a spring theatrical release.