Allied Filmmakers' Jake Eberts has optioned tyro scribe Kien Nguyen's South Vietnamese memoir "The Unwanted" for five figures against a high-six-figure backend.
Some interesting tidbits about the Academy's 72nd class of Oscar nominees.
Carla Princi has been tapped VP of West Coast publicity for Lifetime Television. She will report to Meredith Wagner, senior VP of public affairs for Lifetime.
Samuel L. Jackson will be a presenter at next month's kudocast.
Germany renewed an existing film accord with Spain and made headway on a French-German linkup over the weekend in an attempt to simplify cross-European filmmaking and form a united European front.
Miramax Films has promoted Randy Spendlove, former senior VP of motion picture music, to prexy of that group. He will report directly to Miramax co-chairs Bob and Harvey Weinstein.
A month after Joe Roth ankled the Mouse House to form his own shingle, talk has increased about the ways in which one of the most powerful men in Hollywood will structure his company. Roth is in…
Le Studio Canal Plus has picked up cult German director Tom Tykwer's latest pic, "The Princess and the Warrior," for international distribution.
Terrence Malick will be honored with the American Film Institute's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal, recognizing the achievements of an AFI graduate.
A roundtable tackling the Internet's impact on film financing, headlined by Digital Entertainment prexy David Neuman, will be among the slated info sessions during this month's American Film…
After an unusually short trial, a Milan court of appeal Wednesday acquitted Italy's media tycoon turned politician Silvio Berlusconi of falsifying documents during the 1988 acquisition of film…