Ken Loach has joined a Palestinian boycott of Israeli cultural institutions in protest over the violence in Gaza and Lebanon.
More than 1,000 tickets to Barbra Streisand's national concert tour that were fraudulently purchased from Ticketmaster using stolen credit card information have been invalidated.
The 63rd Venice Film Festival opens today as Lido topper Marco Muller and his counterparts at the nascent RomeFilmFest trade blows. Universal's Brian De Palma noir "The Black Dahlia" opens the Venice…
Helmer Jon Amiel's Vietnam War drama "105 Degrees and Rising" and "Miss Christina," a Romanian-set period piece by Raul Ruiz, are among projects selected by this year's Pusan Promotion Plan.
John Malone has started the push to turn his Starz pay TV operation into a full-fledged media company, with Chris McGurk in line to run the film side. The newly named Starz Media plans to produce up…
Firm Films has teamed with Davids Canton Prods. to option “The Other Side of the Story,” the Marian Keyes novel that topped the bestseller lists in London in 2004. Tale looks at three women and their…
The inaugural “Fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards” unveiled such macabre categories as creepiest kid, highest body count, sickest f/x and killer video. “Hostel” landed the most nominations with six…
Looking for a change of pace after a long run on “The West Wing,” Allison Janney has joined the cast of the New Line musical “Hairspray” and made a deal to develop a sitcom at CBS. Janney, who won…
Twentieth Century Fox has landed “The Engineer,” a pitch to be developed as a star vehicle for Ashton Kutcher. Script by Finch, who most recently wrote “Adrenaline” for Intermedia, covers 24 frantic…
Universal Pictures and the Kennedy/Marshall Co. have acquired Matthew Sand’s spec script “American by Blood,” based on the novel by Andrew Huebner. Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will produce…