German indie distrib Kinowelt Medien has acquired Swiss distributor Rialto Film, Kinowelt announced on Wednesday in Munich.
Meryl Streep will add another string to her bow with the role of violinist Roberta Tzavaras in the Wes Craven-directed "50 Violins" for Miramax Films. Streep replaces Madonna, who exited the pic due…
Romance Classics will position its fall season schedule under the banner "Moonlight Months," and each month from September through December the cable web will feature the U.S. premiere of a feature…
Livent founder Garth Drabinsky hid the theater company's true financial performance from its board and shareholders by keeping two sets of financial accounts -- one reflecting the true numbers and a…
Rainbow Media Holdings named Andrea Greenberg executive VP of its Rainbow Sports division, a move that makes Greenberg one of the highest-ranking female executives in sports television.
Alliance Pictures has named Nick La Terza to the position of senior vice president, head of legal and business affairs, West Coast.
Writer-producer-director Whit Stillman has signed with International Creative Management. He had been represented by UTA. In addition to the recent Gramercy Pictures release “The Last Days of Disco,”…
Surf's up for Tom Hanks. Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone Co. have inked "Into Thin Air" scribe Jon Krakauer to pen his first screenplay about the death of celebrity Hawaiian surfer Mark Foo and…
As anticipated, British Sky Broadcasting has posted a significant fall in its profit margin, with pre-tax profits down 16% to £271 million ($442 million) for the year ending June 30. In contrast…
Major Aussie film and TV producer/distrib Southern Star is poised for a shopping spree worth up to A$20 million ($13 million).
The latest disc from rapper Snoop Dogg, "Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told," topped the nation's album sales chart with a first-week tally of more than 519,000 copies, according to sales data…