The Producers Guild of America has tapped Participant Media topper Jeff Skoll to receive its Visionary Award.
Overture Films has signed a two-year first-look deal with Crescendo Prods., headed by Don Cheadle, Lenore Zerman and Kay Liberman.
McG will receive the Kodak filmmaker of the year nod at the 2008 CineAsia convention.
James Bond remained ruler of the foreign box office, as "Quantum of Solace" again dominated the weekend, gunning down $56.1 million at 10,460 playdates in 67 markets.
Efforts by a federal mediator to break apart the contract stalemate between SAG and the majors have led to a face-to-face meeting Thursday -- the first such confab between the two side in over four…
Four WGA West staffers were arrested on suspicion of trespassing Thursday while leafleting at the Hollywood & Highland mall to protest that "American Idol" is not under WGA jurisdiction.
Guillermo del Toro's developing "Pinocchio" as a stop-motion feature with the Jim Henson Co. as a darker version of the original fairy tale.
If there's a recession going on, word hasn't gotten to James Bond.
Thor Freudenthal ("Hotel for Dogs") is developing "Measle and the Wrathmonk" as a directing vehicle at Warner Bros. and ImageMovers.
Lionsgate has promoted Danielle De Palma to VP, new media, for theatrical marketing.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%