Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has launched Stage 6 Films, a label that will acquire and produce films for theatrical and straight-to-DVD release.
British regulators Monday banned a toned-down version of the horror videogame "Manhunt 2," saying the changes didn't go far enough to alter the game's "bleakness and callousness of tone."
Michael Eisner's Tornante Co. has struck deals to distrib new versions of its Internet serial "Prom Queen" in Japan and France.
Scribe Zach Helm ("Stranger Than Fiction") is pushing into television, setting up a one-hour drama project at ABC.
Jesse James, who became the most famous auto mechanic in the U.S. with the hit Discovery Channel series "Monster Garage," which ran 2002-06, has signed an exclusive two-year deal with Viacom's Spike…
USA Network is lighting up a TV version of "Thank You for Smoking."
New Line has hired Laeta Kalogridis ("Bionic Woman") to sink her teeth into a major overhaul of its "Darksiders" vampire tale.
Indie feature "Outsourced" is being developed into a TV comedy by helmer Ken Kwapis ("The Office").
With October already bursting at the seams with film festivals in Pusan, London, Rome, Antalya and Tokyo, the addition of another fest might normally have elicited a groan.
Much has been written about the mysterious cultural enigma that is Ang Lee. Here's a filmmaker as fascinated by the mechanics of kung fu wirework as he is by the emotional subtleties of Jane Austen…