D&E Entertainment has grabbed coming of age drama "The Hammer" for an Oct. 27 theatrical release.
Millennium Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Oren Moverman's LAPD cop thriller "Rampart," following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Jaylynn Bailey has been tapped to pen a rewrite on "The Low Self-Esteem of Lizzie Gillespie" for Mandate and John Malkovich via his Mr. Mudd banner.
Variance Films has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to the basketball documentary "Elevate" and has set an opening for Oct. 21 in New York.
Artist International is "Going Pro," obtaining feature rights to the life story of Damon Weaver, the 5th grader who interviewed VP Joseph Biden during the 2008 campaign, and his teacher Brian…
Zhang Yimou's World War II epic "Flowers of War," starring Christian Bale, is China's entry for the foreign-language Oscar.
Image Entertainment has acquired North American theatrical, home entertainment and digital rights to "National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus."
Kino Lorber has snapped up U.S. rights to "Elles," starring Juliette Binoche and newcomers Joanna Kulig and Anais Demoustier, following its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Fiore Films has added James Toback and Salvatore Carpanzano as executive producers on "Gotti: In The Shadow Of My Father."
Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Philippe Falardeau's "Monsieur Lazhar," Canada's official submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.
In a strong endorsement for combining Hollywood's performers unions, Ken Howard has easily won a second two-year term as president of the Screen Actors Guild after spending the past two years pushing…