Chris Columbus has come onboard to produce and direct John Grisham's "Calico Joe" from his own script via his 1492 Pictures, which has acquired the feature rights to the novel.
Film Movement has acquired Colombian director William Vega's "La Sirga," on the heels of its screening in the Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight.
The Sony lot will be crawling with producers this weekend as the Producers Guild of America rolls out its fourth annual Produced By conference.
David Rand is launching Los Angeles-based Grand Entertainment Group, touting the company as a multiplatform distributor and content developer for the indie sector.
California officials have tapped 28 productions to receive $100 million in tax credits in the fourth year of the state's incentive program -- aimed at preventing production companies from moving…
SAG-AFTRA has reached tentative agreement with the major record labels -- Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group, EMI Music and the Walt Disney Co. -- on a first-ever…
New Line has cast Arlen Escarpeta in found-footage tornado project "Category Six" opposite Alycia Debnam-Carey.
Andrew Fleming is going on a "Guys Night," coming on board to helm the comedy for Millennium Films.
FilmDistrict has hired a trio of marketing execs and promoted Adrian Alperovich to chief operating officer.
Disney has moved "Lone Ranger" back a month to the Fourth of July holiday weekend next year, slotting the Johnny Depp-Armie Hammer tentpole for a July 3, 2013.
The American Film Institute has tapped cinematographer Wally Pfister to receive its Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.