Riding high after its strongest year on record for foreign box office, Miramax Films has appointed London-based industry vet and former UIP chief Michael Williams-Jones as president of Miramax Intl.
Markets & Festivals
Michael Winterbottom has come aboard to direct "Goal!," the first film in a trilogy about the rise of a Latino soccer star.
Kicking off with a New York-set romantic comedy for the second consecutive year, the Tribeca Film Festival will open May 1 with Kate Hudson starrer "Raising Helen," from helmer Garry Marshall.
"The Love Boat" movie is sailing again at Paramount after sitting in drydock for half a dozen years. Producer David Permut has ramped up development of the project, aimed as a broadly comic…
In direct response to the American uproar over Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ," the Monty Python team is planning a 25th anniversary Stateside re-release of its comedy "Life of Brian."
The History Channel knows something about the history of mass-market tie-ins, scheduling its three-hour docu "The True Story of Alexander" to coincide with the release of Oliver Stone's big-budget…
Not entirely satisfied with Michael Eisner's removal as chairman of Disney, six of the largest U.S. state pension funds, including the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and the…
Maverick Films has optioned two specs by Will Aldis, "Keep Coming Back" and "The Tiny Problems of White People."
In a move that quickly amps up its television and feature businesses, tenpercentery Paradigm is negotiating to acquire the motion picture and TV literary boutique Genesis.
The Donald is about to Trump NBC's primetime lineup. Thanks to the season finale of "The Apprentice," as well as this year's "Miss USA" pageant, the net will virtually go…