The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists has elected Wayne Nicklas as VP and Ferne Downey as treasurer.
Spanish actor Sergi Lopez ("Dirty Pretty Things," "With a Friend Like Harry") will topline "La Cancion de Dorotea" (Dorotea's Song) for Bausan Films, producers of the Oscar-nommed docu "Balseros."
CanWest Global is on the lookout for media acquisitions in Canada and abroad, prexy and CEO Leonard Asper said Thursday.
Sky Mexico director Pablo Vazquez will ankle later this month to become Latin American VP of Nortel Networks.
Canadian helmer Denys Arcand's "The Barbarian Invasions'" won the Golden Kinraree for film at the Bangkok Intl. Film Festival on Saturday.
New Line Cinema has greenlit "The Man" -- a fish-out-of-water comedy that will star Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy. Les Mayfield ("Blue Streak") will direct the pic, budgeted in the mid-$20…
Champion surfer Laird Hamilton hopes to ride the current swell of big-wave movies straight into Hollywood. After executive producing Sundance opener "Riding Giants" and X-Dance winner "The Ride,"…
In a timeslot battle of Seinfeldian proportions, Julia Louis-Dreyfus will soon face off with old boss Larry David. Louis-Dreyfus has signed on to appear in multiple episodes of Fox's critically…
Warner Bros.-based producer Clifford Werber has acquired the rights to the spec script "Slammin" from tyro scribes Aaron Metchik and Joseph Garner for female Brazilian extreme sports inline skater…
Many of the rappers and singers at Sunday's Grammy Awards will be flashing a new accessory to go along with the bling-bling and low-cut outfits: a big feature film role.
Less than two months after Fox pulled the plug on "Wanda at Large," comedian Wanda Sykes is partnering with Comedy Central for a series revolving around the her real-life attempts to tackle…