"The Social Network" may not seem the likeliest opener for the New York Film Festival: It's a Hollywood movie. It's in English. And you've heard of it.
Digital specialty film and alternative content company Emerging Pictures has pacted with CielEcran to become the exclusive North American theatrical distributor of CielEcran's live ballet programming…
Baz Luhrmann's company Bazmark and Aussie live event producer Global Creatures have pacted to create a stage tuner version of Luhrmann's 1992 pic "Strictly Ballroom."
Stockard Channing and Stacy Keach are among the thesps lined up to star in Lincoln Center Theater's Off Broadway staging of "Other Desert Cities," the new play by Jon Robin Baitz.
Eugene Hernandez will ankle his top post at online news outlet IndieWire for the Film Society of Lincoln Center, where he'll be the new director of digital strategy.
The director of controversial Dakota Fanning starrer "Hounddog" is taking on the life of Southern scribe Carson McCullers with the biopic "Lonely Hunter."
Five finalists have been selected for the 55th annual Samuel Goldwyn Writing Award, the kudo given for a feature screenplay penned by a student from a U. of Calif. campus.
A number of Broadway tuner veterans -- including Christian Hoff, Terrence Mann and Barbara Walsh -- have lined up to perform in the Festival of New Musicals produced annually by the National Alliance…
Magnet Releasing has scored U.S. rights to Takashi Miike's samurai story "13 Assassins."
Lorber Films has picked up U.S. rights to "Tuesday, After Christmas," the Romanian pic that will soon screen at the New York Film Festival.
Guy Pearce, Catalina Sandino Moreno and Cloris Leachman are lined up to star in "Mis-Fits," a quirky black comedy written and helmed by L.D. Napier and expected to begin filming next year.