Michael Apted has been tapped to serve as interim secretary-treasurer of the Directors Guild of America, filling the vacancy created by the Oct. 31 death of Gil Cates.
Mike Jones is traveling back to the 13th century journey of Marco Polo, coming on board to write the Warner Bros. project for Erwin Stoff at 3 Arts Entertainment.
Sony Pictures Classics has closed its deal for U.S. and South African rights to "Hysteria," centered on the invention of the vibrator in Victorian-era England.
Members of the Writers Guild of America East have ratified successor agreements with Hello Doggie, the production company that produces "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "The Stephen Colbert…
Emmett/Furla Films has come onboard to produce and finance the comedy "Rule #1" together with Brad Epstein of Panther Films and Reese Witherspoon through her Type A Films production banner.
Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games" will be released in China next year as one of the 20 U.S. films allowed annually into that territory by the Chinese government.
Alcon Entertainment has agreed to co-finance Lionsgate's "What to Expect When You're Expecting" -- its first such investment outside Warner Bros. and a signal that the 14-year-old…
Straight Up Films has partnered with producer Barry Josephson on an untitled sci-fi project with siblings David and Ian Purchase directing.
Ron Howard's racing drama "Rush" is showing plenty of traction in international markets, a year before its expected release.
Screen Gems has acquired remake rights for "The Raid," the Indonesian action movie written and directed by Gareth Evans.
Brett Ratner may be out as Oscar producer, but he's still making deals: Anchor Bay Films has acquired the horror film "Mother's Day," which Ratner and Richard Saperstein produced with Jay Stern…
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