Lions Gate Films has acquired worldwide rights to Joe Carnahan's directorial debut "Blood Guts Bullets & Octane," which screened last month at the Sundance Film Festival.
The red carpet will be rolled out in front of the Zoo Palast theater this evening as Jim Sheridan's IRA melodrama "The Boxer" kicks off the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22).
Phoenix/Rehme Prods. -- a joint venture of Phoenix Pictures and Rehme Prods. -- has optioned the film and TV rights to the continuing series of six Lawrence Sanders-penned novels based on the…
Sinclair Broadcasting Group Inc. said Tuesday it lost $7.2 million in the fourth quarter, compared with a profit of $2.9 million a year earlier.
October's "The Apostle" remained at the top of the exclusives list, gaining nearly 20% over the previous week's total. Robert Duvall's story of a preacher wrestling with his demons collected $100,094…
CBS walked away with the most nominations Monday as the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees for best directing of daytime serials and children's programs. Of five nominations, four went…
Convergence took center stage at Milia on Monday, with Hollywood cropping up in a keynote address from vet games designer Peter Molyneux and a broadband deal announced between software company…
Warner Bros. and Canal Plus announced Monday a five-year co-financing pact to produce and distribute four to six mainstream motion pictures per year through a newly-created film company that will be…
Steven Murphy, former prexy of Angel Records/EMI Classics (U.S.) and Guardian Records, has joined the Walt Disney Co. as senior VP of Buena Vista Publishing.
A memorial service for Gary Nardino, former head of television production at Paramount and Orion, will take place Wednesday on the Paramount lot.
Final ballots to determine the Screen Actors Guild's best performances for 1997 are being mailed this week to the union's 90,000 members around the country, with winners to be announced March 8 at…