In a boost to its Festival Direct video-on-demand service, IFC has struck a package deal for 10 films repped by Celluloid Dreams.
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Lifetime has cast LeAnn Rimes, Eddie Cibrian and Rosanna Arquette in the telepic "Northern Lights," the third of its four adaptations of Nora Roberts' novels that are slated for next year.
With the economy continuing to falter, at least one TV studio is already mandating production cuts -- while others aren't too far behind.
Fox is feeling good about its new Tim Roth drama "Lie to Me." The net has given the show a plum post-"American Idol" slot on Wednesdays starting in January.
Driven by cheap costs, stunning terrain and highly skilled crews, Morocco long has been a preferred Hollywood location for big-budget drama. Following Ridley Scott's "Body of Lies," this year alone…
Movie-based videogame publisher Brash Entertainment has laid off 20 employees and is in talks with studios about returning licenses as it struggles to find new financing.
"In Morocco, we have to invent our own model for the film industry," says producer-director Nabil Ayouch. "We need to highlight the role of writers and creative producers and learn from best…
The Chinese biz was shaken Thursday by news that one of the country's most popular warblers, Zang Tianshuo, whose song "Friends" was featured in Donald Sutherland starrer "Big Shot's Funeral," is…
I think we've been very successful in discovering new talent from world cinema," says Marrakech Intl. Film Festival co-VP Faical Laraichi. "At a time when the planet is wracked by cultural divides…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group has acquired domestic homevid and TV distrib rights to the release slate of Senator U.S. beginning with Bret Easton Ellis' "The Informers."
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