Artisan Pictures has inked to pick up "The Lost," a spec thriller from tyro scribes Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie in a deal approaching low-six figures.
David Manpearl is walking in a summer Wonderland.
The government has given the movie biz a qualified thumbs-up on its marketing cleanup efforts, but gave the music biz a less glowing review. Studios may have stopped deliberately marketing violent…
The Bob Dylan movie "Masked & Anonymous," a darkly poetic tale of a singer who has fallen from grace will mark the first production for Guy East and Nigel Sinclair's new shingle, Spitfire Pictures.
Peter Adee is in and Bob Levin is out as MGM has shuffled its film marketing toppers following the dim opening of its latest movie, "Windtalkers."
IATSE Local 695, a Hollywood union repping 1,400 sound/video technicians and TV engineers, has backed investigating possible penalties against producers that use Canadian subsidies on projects…
Swedish helmer Jonas Akerlund is in negotiations to direct "Westward" for New Line Cinema. In the thriller, a woman traveling across country to reunite with her stepson after her husband is murdered…
Actor and director Nick Cassavetes has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas.
Stirring debuts by "Spider-Man," "Lilo & Stitch" and "Scooby-Doo" helped rouse the box office from its summer torpor in a bunch of offshore markets over the weekend.
America's lust for information about other countries is growing, sparked by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the East coast, according to HBO's Sheila Nevins, guest of honor at the Intl. Documentary…