After the WWI-set "Merry Christmas," nominated for a foreign-language film Oscar, Gallic helmer Christian Carion will tackle more recent history in the Reagan-era spy tale "Bonjour Farewell."
Rob Lowe will star in sequel "Stir of Echoes: The Dead Speak," to be produced and financed by Lionsgate. Ernie Barbaresh wrote the script for and will direct the horror thriller, which begins…
Walt Disney Co has struck a licensing deal with East Media Holdings Int'l to sell toys, apparel and other consumer goods in Indochina.
Ryan Gosling and Tom Waits are toplining "The Good Heart," the next film from Icelandic director Dagur Kari. Katapult Film Sales is handling worldwide sales rights for the film, which will begin…
Ralpho Borgos is set to replace Harold van Lier as senior VP of sales and distribution at Summit Entertainment after the Cannes Film Market, which starts this week.
Mideast outfit Rotana is set to produce the biggest-budgeted Arab film of all time.
Former UTA agent Chris Coelen has responded to a suit, filed earlier this month by his former employer, with his own suit, claiming he is not bound by the agency's noncompete clause and that he has…
A Tony nom wasn't enough to keep "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial" afloat. The Broadway revival of Herman Wouk's courtroom drama, which stars David Schwimmer, announced it would shutter Sunday.
Richard Branson is out of the music business, selling all but 5% of his interest in the label V2 to Morgan Stanley. Branson's Virgin Group -- which includes phone service, airlines, soft drinks and…
Time Magazine managing editor Jim Kelly is leaving the publication to take a job within Time Inc., opening up a hole at the top of the country's biggest weekly.