Philip Seymour Hoffman has reeled in his directorial debut, signing on to helm Overture Films' "Jack Goes Boating," an adaptation of Bob Glaudini's Off Broadway play in which he'll also star.
Markets & Festivals
The Visual Effects Society has extended the contract of executive director Eric Roth for two more years through December 2011.
Emma Stone is in final negotiations to star alongside Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg in the horror/comedy "Zombieland" for Columbia Pictures.
Warner Bros. and Fox have settled their very public battle over "Watchmen." A deal has been hammered out that that gives WB some face-saving points, but which gives Fox the equivalent of a movie…
Wide Awake Entertainment, a label less than a year old and with the release of just one recording to its credit, was given the right to purchase Death Row Records for $18 million on Thursday.
Bold Films, which is beefing up its production slate, has upped two creative executives: Garrick Dion to senior VP of development and Jon Oakes to VP of development.
There's a new reality at Sundance: dramatically tempered expectations. Amid a tough economy, a veritable decimation of specialty-film divisions and a run of less-than-stellar returns for last year's…
Opening the Sundance Film Festival with his traditional meet-the-press event, Robert Redford and head programmer Geoffrey Gilmore mused on the fest's 25 years in business.
New productions of "Siegfried" and "Gotterdammerung" and three complete "Ring" cycles, the first ever to be presented in Los Angeles, highlight L.A. Opera's 2009-10 season, announced Thursday by…
A classical quartet gets the prime spot between the swearing-in of Vice President-elect Joseph Biden and that of President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday. And along the way, a 56-year-old musical…