Roy Scheider, who was Oscar nominated for "The French Connection" and for "All That Jazz," but best known for his role as the fearless police chief in "Jaws," died Feb. 10.
By CYNTHIA LITTLETON There's a lot to digest from all the info about the WGA deal that has been released in the past few days and discussed at Saturday's WGA West membership powwow at the Shrine…
Was the strike worth it? In the eyes of many scribes, the answer is an unqualified yes.
Arthouse Films has picked up worldwide theatrical and DVD rights, minus some territories, to Christina Clausen's feature docu "The Universe of Keith Haring."
Budd Schulberg never suspected that his famous line from "On the Waterfront" would become so imminently quotable. The screenwriter and novelist is in Berlin promoting his newest boxing book…
William Morris Independent continues to rev up sales for Stephen Walker's documentary "Young @ Heart," with deals inked in a number of territories, including France, Germany and Japan.
Egyptian shingle Misr Intl. Films has tapped a new source of coin by inking a three-picture deal with Saudi paybox ART.
Project-juggling Teuton multihyphenate Fatih Akin is eyeing another feature for his already bustling slate. Akin, who won the Golden Bear for his 2004 "Head-On" and was Germany's official Oscar rep…
Entertainment Value Associates is ramping up its local and international production activities with the acquisition of international rights to Karel Dirka's upcoming World War II drama "Habermann's…
A documentary tribute to the murdered Russian journalist and Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya was turned down by the Berlinale's Forum.
The 61st Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival will hold retrospectives of the work of iconic French actress Jeanne Moreau and American filmmaker Shirley Clarke.