Berlin's mayor Klaus Wowereit flew into sister city Los Angeles last week to drum up work for the German capital, and succeeded in nabbing Jackie Chan starrer "Around the World in 80 Days."
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Czech Television general director Jiri Balvin narrowly escaped a CTV Council vote Monday to oust him from the beleaguered pubcaster. The topper declared his position solid; however, another attempt…
Renaissance Films has pre-sold Roger Michell's "The Mother" to Concorde in Germany, Atalanta in Portugal, Odeon in Greece, Shani Films in Israel and A Film/Cinelibre in Benelux.
Italy's leading film production and distribution banner, Medusa Film, added CEO to VP Giampaolo Letta's title on Tuesday.
Helmer-thesp Raja Bundela, allegedly roughed up by Hindu militants who were livid at a sexual assault involving priests in his movie "Pratha" (Tradition), may have stage-managed the beating to get…
"Anything But Love (aka Standard Time)" wears its heart, intentions and limitations on its sleeve. A chanteuse croons her beloved "standards" in a crummy joint in Queens while fantasizing about more…
Hotties of the world, unite: ABC is looking to crown a king or queen of comeliness via a new reality skein from gonzo reality producer Mike Fleiss ("The Bachelor").
The Walt Disney Co. has made an overall deal for "Lilo & Stitch" partners Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois to write, direct and produce animated and live-action fare under their newly formed Stormcoast…
Hell no, he won't go. The embattled prexy of the embattled Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has declared emphatically he will not resign, despite calls for him to do so.
Weeks after ankling his job as exec VP of worldwide motion pictures at Warner Bros., Lorenzo di Bonaventura has put some momentum behind his new production company.
In what amounts to a reteam of "The Rookie," director John Lee Hancock has tapped Dennis Quaid to play Sam Houston in "The Alamo" for Disney. The film will begin shooting in January in hopes of a…