The Los Angeles Film Festival has selected William Friedkin as guest director for its upcoming edition.
Pierce Brosnan's production company Irish DreamTime has entered into a multipicture financing and distribution deal with the Solution Entertainment Group, with "November Man" set as the launch title…
In a pre-emptive deal announced on the eve of the Cannes Film Festival, CBS Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the action thriller "Ends of the Earth."
The Weinstein Company has snapped up rights to "The Sapphires" for most markets.
Freedom Films is advancing toward production of "Thunder Run," the story of the capture of Baghdad in 2003, with the closing of a domestic P&A financing arrangement.
GRB Entertainment has launched an international feature film division that will be selling rights to two films at Cannes.
An Assembly committee has given the second approval to a bill extending California's Film and Television Tax Credit Program by an additional five years and another $500 million.
Production will begin early next year on time travelling sci-fi action thriller "Predestination," starring Ethan Hawke.
Focus Features has moved phone-sex comedy "For a Good Time, Call…" forward two weeks to Aug. 31 for a limited release.
British thesp Joseph Mawle ("Game of Thrones") has joined Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anika Noni Rose and John Boyega in "Half of a Yellow Sun," with shooting under way in Calabar, Nigeria.
Content has acquired worldwide rights to the medieval battle sequel "Ironclad: Battle for Blood."