Moscow Intl. Film Festival organizers announced its 25th jubilee competition program Wednesday, with a heavier than usual slant on local pics that will please auds used to slates without a single…
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The U.K. Film Council will spend £1 million ($1.6 million) a year underwriting theatrical distribution costs for a handful of British movies to help them reach a wider audience.
Twentieth Century Fox Television has sold "The Lyon's Den," starring Rob Lowe, to U.K. commercial web Five.
Richard E. Grant will play the lead in the bigscreen adaptation of "The Story of an African Farm," the classic 19th-century novel by Olive Schreiner.
Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution and its sister syndication company, Telepictures Distribution, have merged their staffs, leading to the dismissal of six sales execs and the elevation of Rick…
As Columbia Pictures races to remake "Fun With Dick and Jane" this fall, with Jim Carrey starring and Barry Sonnenfeld helming, the buzz is about who will play Jane.
Screenwriter Michael LeSieur has been hired for a low-six figure sum to pen "Twins," (aka "It Wasn't Me") for Warner Bros. Pictures.
Ferrari-owned Maserati, Cingular Wireless and Sony Ericsson have come on board to back Columbia Pictures' upcoming sequel "Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle" with a multiplatform marketing campaign.
Continuing to bulk up in the kids market, Artisan Entertainment has partnered with Fisher-Price on a movie based on the popular Rescue Heroes toy line.
Former WB Entertainment prexy Susanne Daniels is close to setting up shop at 20th Century Fox Television. Exec-turned-producer is in discussions with 20th about a three-year overall deal to bring her…
"B.B. and the Cormorant" at least has the appeal of its youthful, pessimistic but authentic-feeling outlook.Tuscan comic and fledgling helmer Edoardo Gabbriellini contrasts the lack of satisfying…