First Look Studios has upped Marie O'Reilly-Thein to senior veep of sales for home entertainment.
Josh Brolin has been tapped as honorary chair and panel judge for the first Netflix FIND Your Voice Film Competition.
Young thesps Dakota Fanning, Anne Hathaway, Amy Adams and Freida Pinto seemed like the rare rookies among on the rest of the honorees at Tuesday's 20th Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival gala.
Regent Releasing has acquired Lynn Roth's period drama "The Little Traitor," starring Alfred Molina as a British officer in occupied Palestine.
Alejandro Gomez Monteverde will co-write and direct "Cantinflas," a biopic about the comedian and actor who helped usher in a golden era of Mexican filmmaking in the '40s and '50s.
Regent Releasing has nabbed North American rights to Yojiro Takita's drama "Departures." Pic follows an unemployed cellist who takes a job as a Japanese "nokanshi," preparing dead bodies for the…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped Michael Lumpkin as its executive director.
French actress Isabelle Huppert will serve as jury president of the 62nd Festival du Cannes.
Jim Strouse's drama "The Winning Season" has been added to the Premieres section of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
"Slumdog Millionaire" actress Freida Pinto will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award at the 20th annual Palm Springs Film Festival awards gala on Jan. 6.
The Palm Springs Film Festival will honor Sean Penn -- again.