The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has tapped veteran feature film publicist Katherine Orloff to rep the union in its dealings with all media.
The acerbic fake rockumentary "Brothers of the Head," by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe, nabbed the top Michael Powell Award for new British film at the Edinburgh Film Festival, which closed Sunday.
Buena Vista Prods. and FujisankeiCommunications have partnered to develop and produce "Run for Money," based on a Japanese reality/gameshow, and have signed Scott Messick to exec produce the show.
Mark Gill -- the former head of Warner Independent Pictures who ankled in May -- is teaming with Neil Sacker, a fellow Yari Film Group and Miramax Films vet, to launch the Film Dept., a production…
Fox News journalists Steve Centanni and Olaf Wiig were released Sunday morning in Gaza shortly after being forced at gunpoint to say they'd converted to Islam.
"Invincible," the Disney football drama, ran up the score on a slow late summer weekend, more than doubling its closest competitor at the box office.
The coming Broadway season continues to take shape, with two more offerings nailing down their dates. "Spring Awakening" begins perfs at the O'Neill for a Dec. 10 opening. The entire young ensemble…
Megan Dodds will reprise the title role in "My Name Is Rachel Corrie," which arrives Off Broadway in October.
Five U.S., the U.K. digital weblet from terrestrial channel Five, will bow Oct. 15 airing 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a lineup of American shows including Fox's legal saga "Shark" and missing-persons drama…
Chinese shingle Huayi Brothers has signed an export credit insurance policy supplied by specialist insurer Sinosure for its upcoming Ziyi Zhangstarrer "The Banquet," the first such deal in China…
Lachlan Murdoch has returned to the media biz, ponying up $490,000 for a 9.6% stake in Australian online DVD firm Quickflix. It's the first investment for Rupert Murdoch's oldest son since he ankled…