Tomas Cimadevilla's Telespan 2000 is prepping a "24 Hour Party People"-style pic on Spain's late '70s/early '80s Madrid punk movement, the so-called Movida, which was immortalized in the early pics…
Jimmy Smits and Raul Esparza are circling the McCarter Theater of Princeton, N.J.'s upcoming production of "Anna in the Tropics," winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in drama.
Nicolas Cage is ready to cop a deal on "Dead to Rights," starring in a screen version of the bestselling vidgame.
Wealth from outside showbiz continues to make big waves in film production. In this case, its out of left field, literally. Bill Pohlad, an executive board member of the Minnesota Twins baseball…
United Artists has closed a deal with ContentFilm for distribution rights in North America and other key territories to a pic helmed by David Gordon Green, shooting under provisional title "The…
Big hugs all around: Defying an industry trend toward reduced production, Warner Bros. TV and prexy Peter Roth will head into the 2003-04 season with a jaw-dropping 28 primetime comedies and dramas…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired multiterritory distribution rights including North and Latin America to Jean-Paul Rappeneau's $30 million "Bon Voyage" and to Francois Dupeyron's "Mr. Ibrahim."
Disney has picked up distrib rights in North America, U.K., Australia and New Zealand to Richard Gere starrer "Emperor Zehnder," produced by National Geographic Feature Films and Hyde Park…
Lions Gate has collared North American rights, reportedly for a healthy seven-figure sum, for "A Different Loyalty," the $15 million romantic thriller toplining Sharon Stone and Rupert Everett.
Disney is becoming disposable. In an effort to boost DVD sales and counter the advantages of electronic delivery, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is teaming with a DVD technology company to test…
They're back! Some 750 foreign TV station program buyers hit town today for the L.A. Screenings, the first chance each year for overseas execs to assess the new primetime shows for the fall season.