Warner Bros. will launch a Batman arena tour, "Batman Live," kicking off next year in the U.K. and Europe ahead of a North American stint planned for 2012.
Lorber Films has picked up U.S. rights to "Armadillo," Janus Metz' documentary about Danish soldiers in Afghanistan, to release theatrically early next year.
The annual presentation of "24 Hour Plays on Broadway" has turned into a celebrity magnet.
Perry Street Theatricals and Lee Menzies Prods. has skedded a Gotham reading of the 1978 play "Breaker Morant," with an eye toward a potential production on Broadway or the West End.
World preems from scribes Adam Rapp, Anne Washburn and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb are among the offerings on tap for the 35th Humana Festival of New Plays in 2011.
"Windfall" nabbed the grand jury prize in the Viewfinders competish of the first Doc NYC festival, while Bronx-set docu "To Be Heard" picked up a pair of kudos.
Nick Stahl toplines indie romantic drama "The Boarding House," which recently wrapped principal photography in Queens.
It's only logical these days for legiters to wonder whether the Public Theater is angling for a permanent Broadway outpost.
Helmer Diane Paulus and scribe Suzan-Lori Parks are among the creatives who have been tapped to retool 1935 Gershwin musical "Porgy and Bess" for a new version with an eye on Broadway.
Producers have confirmed a delayed opening of Jan. 11 for tuner "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" -- and that postponement won't jeopardize rights to the comicbook property, according to those…
Lorber Films has picked up U.S. rights to French thriller "Rapt," skedding a theatrical release that kicks off in Gotham in July.