Fred Dalton Thompson will join the race for president of the United States, with an official campaign launch expected Thursday after the obligatory pre-announcement on "The Tonight Show."
Markets & Festivals
GreeneStreet Films Intl. has sold U.S. helmer John August's debut, "The Nines," to distribs for a slew of countries at the Venice Film Festival.
The Pusan Intl. Film Festival has announced a record 92 world and international premieres of pics to be presented in its 12th edition, which runs Oct. 4-12.
Bob Dylan dominated the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday as Todd Haynes' biopic "I'm Not There" split critics but set off a praise wave for the singer-songwriter on the Lido.
Net profit at Bertelsmann took a major hit from the Napster legal settlement, which contributed to an 86% drop in half-year earnings for the German media giant.
Studios group Pinewood Shepperton is reaping the benefits of Blighty's film tax credit, which came into force at the beginning of the year.
Shawn Coyne is shuttering his Rugged Land imprint to join Endeavor's nascent lit division in Gotham.
Starz Entertainment is making its biggest foray yet into scripted original programming with two half-hour comedies slated to kick off in January: "Hollywood Residential," about an accident-prone…
Michael Cerenzie and Christine Peters' new production banner, CP Prods., has nabbed its first project, optioning "Joust," an arcade game that first debuted in 1982, from publisher Midway Games.
After a half-dozen years of fund-raising and assembling endorsements, the Film & Television Action Committee will file today a formal petition with the federal government against Canadian film…
After 20 years of "Cops," Fox is looking for laughs with its latest police reality skein. Net has pacted with producer Scott Satin ("Who Wants to Be a Superhero?") for the tentatively titled "Smile…