On Wednesday, producer Gil Cates confirmed that Jon Stewart, who emceed in 2006, will make his second turn as host for the 80th Academy Awards, broadcast on Feb. 24 from the Kodak Theatre and…
Markets & Festivals
China has been selected as the country of honor at the forthcoming Rio International Film Festival (Sept. 20 - Oct. 4 , 2007. )
The Sundance Channel has scooped up a batch of titles from its namesake festival.
Viacom is combining a number of its Web properties into one entity, banking that one site aimed at young males is better than three or four.
Horror pic "Catacombs" will get its U.S. premiere on Fearnet, the video-on-demand movie service jointly owned by Comcast, Sony Pictures TV and Lionsgate.
The credit crunch is real, some investors are not, and video-on-demand is the hope for the future.
Edward Norton is getting back in the ring with his "Fight Club" partner Brad Pitt.
Sabrina Wind has inked a deal that ups her to exec producer of "Desperate Housewives."
James Purefoy ("Rome") and Judy Davis will topline "Diamonds," a $15 million miniseries just greenlit by Alchemy Television Group.
Love blows, as both DreamWorks and Lionsgate are learning as they push their respective R-rated romantic comedies "The Heartbreak Kid" and "Good Luck Chuck" over the coming weeks.
After a lull, the buying picked up Tuesday at the Toronto Film Festival with some North American purchases. The consensus emerging from the event's 32nd edition is that no title has been a total…