Focus Features and BBC Films have attached David Cronenberg to direct “Eastern Promises,” a London thriller penned by Steve Knight. Script digs into the same seamy underside of life in the U.K…
Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Garner and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among the 14 actors contributing songs to Rhino Records' "Unexpected Dreams: Songs From the Stars," an album that will…
After teaming to create production entity Random House Films late last year, Bertelsmann’s Random House and NBC Universal’s Focus Features have selected two upcoming politically themed novels…
Walden Media has tapped cinematographer John Schwartzman to make his directorial debut on its Jim Thorpe football project, "Carlisle School." Pic centers on a rag-tag team of Native American football…
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has tapped Simon Swart exec VP-general manager for North America, a newly created post. Swart will oversee all DVD division business functions. He reports to…
Marathon Entertainment's Jewerl Ross has ankled the company to start lit management shingle Silent R Management. Company will focus on repping new and established feature screenwriters and…
Genius Products, exclusive U.S. home entertainment distributor for the Weinstein Co., is adding hundreds of high-quality titles to its slate of DVD releases through a distribution agreement with…
NASCAR and MagicDust Television have announced a partnership with Litton Entertainment to distribute the syndicated original programming series titled "NASCAR Angels."
AFI screens "The Silence of the Lambs," (1991), winner of five Academy Awards 8 p.m. Feb. 22 at the ArcLight.
The Rhode Island Intl. Film Festival is accepting screenplay entries for its 10th annual fest and competition.
Meryl Streep will be the third recipient of the Coolidge Award, presented by the Boston-area indie arthouse Coolidge Corner Theater.