Next month's 20th Avignon Film Festival will welcome film talents Adrian Lyne, Jane Birkin, Agnes Varda and Bob Swaim and unspool 16 features and 16 shorts in competition.
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Academy of Television Arts & Sciences chairman-CEO Bryce Zabel has decided not to stand for re-election. "I've done my duty, and I'm ready to move on," Zabel said in an interview with Daily Variety…
Maverick helmer Peter Greenaway's long-in-the-works Tulse Luper project, subtitled "A Life History in 16 Episodes," is planned to consist of "at least" three feature films, a television series of 16…
The debate on the future of TV soccer in the U.K. heated up Wednesday when a delegation arrived in Brussels bent on telling European Union regulators to butt out of the TV rights spat.
The U.K.'s ICA and Spain's Alta Films have snapped up U.K. and Spanish rights, respectively, to "Osama," Siddiq Barmak's acclaimed portrait of religious fanaticism and misogyny under the Taliban…
Disney has set up action pic "Labor Day" as a starring vehicle for Hong Kong martial artist Jet Li, to be helmed by Robert Schwentke.
New Regency is negotiating with Ewan McGregor to topline the Marc Forster-directed drama "Stay."
After months of speculation, it now seems likely FX Entertainment prexy Kevin Reilly will be leaving the Fox-owned cabler. Just where he'll end up remains the question of the moment in TV land…
Nicolas Cage has committed to next star for Touchstone Pictures and director Jon Turteltaub in "National Treasure," with production to start in August. Jerry Bruckheimer is producing with Turteltaub.
It's a bumpier road for automakers looking to turn their cars into stars in H'wood. They are already recoiling over plans by Miramax to broker the best product placement pact with a car company for…
Fox Broadcasting has found new showrunners for a pair of key comedies, while the WB is adding some new blood to "Grounded for Life."