Anand Tucker ("Shopgirl") will direct romantic comedy "Leap Year," starring Amy Adams. Spyglass Entertainment and Benderspink produce.
Markets & Festivals
Qatar is joining the Middle East film gold rush. Execs from the Qatar Museums Authority, the org dedicated to developing cultural initiatives in the country, have inked a deal with Tribeca fest…
Vera Farmiga is taking to the skies. The "Departed" thesp will star opposite George Clooney in Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air" for Paramount Pictures and Montecito.
French helmer Pascal Laugier ("Martyrs") will direct Paramount Vantage horror thriller "Details" from his own script for Blumhouse Prods.
Fox is getting into the infomercial business. In an unprecedented move, Fox will program two hours of longform commercials on Saturday mornings starting in January.
USA Network has upped Alexandra Shapiro to senior VP of brand marketing and digital, expanding her role in an effort to streamline the functions of digital, strategic and consumer marketing under one…
"Benjamin Button" represents a richly satisfying serving of deep-dish Hollywood storytelling.
Fox Searchlight's "Slumdog Millionaire" became a millionaire over the weekend in only its second sesh.
Greeting the aud with an energetic, friendly wave, Lucinda Williams was in particularly good spirits at the Wiltern Theater Friday night. A sometimes prickly performer, Williams was all smiles, a…
The German government has blocked reception of Al-Manar, the Arab-language satcaster controlled by Lebanon's Hezbollah anti-Israeli guerrillas, for violating the country's constitution.
James Bond stayed dominant at the international box office for the fourth consecutive weekend as "Quantum of Solace" gunned down $40.6 million at 10,400 playdates in 72 markets.