Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights to Cannes alum "Life, Above All."
Broadway theatergoers at "The Lion King" probably won't spot anything different about the long-running Disney Theatrical tuner.
IFC Films walked away from Cannes this year with eight pics, each of which is likely to see release sometime next year.
A pair of independent film vets, Paola Freccero and Liz Ogilvie, have launched CrowdStarter, a new company focusing on the marketing and distribution of indie pics.
Roundabout Theater Company has confirmed a Broadway revival of "Anything Goes" for the coming season, in a Sutton Foster-toplined production aiming to start previews in February.
As a contingent of legiters continued to grumble about what they perceived as an invasion of Hollywood celebs at the Tonys, a social-network group called "Give the Tonys Back to Broadway!!" began…
Casting is coming together for a couple of summertime legit development programs, with thesps including Anika Noni Rose, Brian d'Arcy James and Gordon Clapp lined up to appear in brewing stage works.
A new stage tuner version of "James and the Giant Peach" will bow this fall at Goodspeed Musicals in Chester, Conn.
Variance Films has picked up US theatrical rights to helmer Victor Nunez' "Spoken Word," launching the pic with a Gotham release next month.
Chace Crawford has been tapped to join the cast of "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding," the Bruce Beresford-helmed indie toplined by Catherine Keener and Jane Fonda.
Word is spreading that much-delayed, megabudget musical "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" is getting it together to begin Broadway perfs in October for an opening in November or December. And this time…