The campaign to sell the proposed actors-agents deal took several hits on its opening day, with SAG presidential contender Valerie Harper blasting it and predicting defeat in a member referendum. Its…
Markets & Festivals
Riverhead, a division of Penguin Putnam has snapped up the rights to publish the notebooks of the late Kurt Cobain, the creative force behind Nirvana, for close to $4 million.
Annabella Sciorra, Alan Cumming and Skeet Ulrich are among the heavyweight thesps who joined the TV pilot casting brigade Monday.
It's had more titles than a roomful of Ph.D.s, but the Revolution Studios/Imagine Entertainment feature once called "Stealing Stanford" has finally gained a name that can be etched onto its permanent…
Andrew Setos has been upped to president of engineering for the Fox Group. He'll serve as the company's technology topper, overseeing engineering for Fox's film and TV divisions.
First Washington, now the world. Preston Padden, previously executive VP of government relations at Disney, Monday was upped to exec veep of worldwide government relations. He remains based in D.C.
StudioCanal and Wild Bunch sold English-language and Latin American distribution rights to Todd Louiso’s “Love Liza” to Sony Pictures Classics during the 2002 Sundance Film Fest. Deal was brokered by…
Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) on Monday blasted the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission, becoming the first Washington pol to publicly berate the tenure of reg…
Audiences at Cinequest, the San Jose Film Festival, are off to see the wizard this weekend, as a last-minute addition to the 12th annual event brings Ian McKellen to town for a Maverick Spirit Award…
Programmers for the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival have narrowed the 2,000 submissions they received to 180 films that will screen March 8-16 in Austin, Texas.
Pinewood Studios has appointed the investment banking arm of HSBC to explore the possibility of a stock market flotation.