Italian tradesters heaved a sigh of relief this weekend with the arrival of comic trio Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo's latest feature, "Ask Me If I'm Happy," which gave the flagging national sector a…
Danish pubcaster TV2/Denmark has added an $800,000 development fund for directors and producers to its current investment in feature film production.
Dutch conglom VNU Monday announced plans to buy box office and research firm ACNielsen Corp. for $2.3 billion.
"ER" regular Michael Michele has been cast as one of the leads in Sony Pictures' "Ali," opposite Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Mario Van Peebles, Jeffrey Wright and Mykelti Williamson.
Production/distribution banner Medusa Film has acquired financially troubled Lanterna Magica, one of Italy's most established animation boutiques, paving the way for an expansion into toon features…
Modi Entertainment has pacted with the Vancouver Film School to set up 20 animation schools in India over five years.
Peter Antonijevic ("Savior") will direct "In God We Trust" for Emmett/Furla Films and Nittolo Entertainment. Project is slated to wrap prior to the anticipated writer and actor strikes.
In a year in which no film has emerged as a surefire Oscar contender, the Boston Society of Film Critics has raised the aspirations of two more films: "Almost Famous" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden…
After seven stints as an Oscar presenter, Steve Martin has nabbed the big job -- emceeing the 73rd annual Academy Awards. Gil Cates, who was named last week as producer of the kudocast, made the…
Controversy is swirling in the Great White North over a proposed film based on the rape-and-torture escapades of serial killer Paul Bernardo and then-wife Karla Homolka. The film's not yet been…
ShowBizData will again host an Interactive Lounge during the Sundance Film Festival next month.