Kinowelt USA has beaten out other suitors for Mark Perez's latest screenplay "Cap'n Ricky ... also Featuring Karl." The company will finance the pic, budgeted in the $20 million range.
Rosie O'Donnell is about to follow Oprah from the airwaves to the newsstands.
Columbia Pictures is ramping up to produce a sequel to "Charlie's Angels," which has fast cruised toward the $100 million mark after topping the box office for the past two weekends.
Alcon Entertainment has purchased a romantic comedy spec known as Untitled First Daughter Project and signed director Andy Cadiff ("Spin City") to helm.
The European Film Forum has paid tribute to Moritz de Hadeln, the executive director of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, for his contribution to film.
Samantha Morton has inked for the title role in "Morvern Callar," the second feature by Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay.
Paul L. Sandberg was the producer of “Picking Up the Pieces.” Mimi Polk Gitlin was one of the executive producers. Information was incorrect in the Nov. 7 paper. * * * The late Howard Caine founded…
If there was any doubt that Universal expects big things from its "Grinch" pic, it was laid to rest when studio boss Stacey Snider remarked that a No. 1 opening this weekend for the live-action…
BMG Entertainment is opening up its library of musicvids to Web sites, partnering with Internet distribution ventures Akamai and Virage to set up a system for syndicating its extensive catalog to…
The Urbanworld Group, sponsors of Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- the largest film confab devoted to minority fare -- is launching an acquisitions label, Urbanworld Films.