The first Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF) kicks off its five-day run today in an attempt to "revitalize and reinvigorate" regional filmmaking.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is in talks with Steve Reuther's Warner Bros.-based Bel-Air Entertainment to co-finance "The Ugly Truth." If the deal concludes, Columbia Pictures would likely serve as…
The Karlovy Vary fest screening of "American Psycho" could prove the hottest ticket of the July film event. Local distrib Falcon notified Columbia TriStar Intl. that it won't play the film in the…
In a move to expand and consolidate its acquisitions and co-production departments, USA Films senior veep Steven Raphael has relocated to Gotham from Los Angeles, while Peter Kalmbach and Amanda…
The battle for the name "Marlene" is likely to continue, despite a court decision barring Teutonic merchandising house Trebitsch Produktion Intl. from using the moniker of late screen icon Marlene…
In the latest performance that seems better suited for a character in "The Sopranos" than the former handler of funds for some of the biggest names in Hollywood, Dana Giacchetto was thrown in jail…
An appellate court has dismissed Francis Ford Coppola's suit against author Carl Sagan and Warner Bros. for a share of the profits on the book and 1997 motion picture "Contact."
The premiere of ABC's midseason comedy "Talk to Me" has slightly improved the net's standing in its Tuesday timeslot, although the show lost a big chunk of its lead-in audience.
Alex Berger, prexy of Canal Numedia, a Web subsid of France's Canal Plus, said News Corp. "would do well to cooperate with Canal Plus and Vivendi in developing the multi-access portal MAP."
Continuing its march into Europe, Warner Bros. Intl. TV is partnering with France's Europe Audiovisuel to co-produce and co-finance programming for both the French and international markets.
Universal Pictures has tapped Michael Moses and Stephanie Kluft as vice presidents, national publicity.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History