Larry Gross has signed to write the thriller feature "Graduation Day" for Castle Rock Entertainment from an idea by William Stuart, the studio announced Tuesday.
Veteran British producer Simon Relph is developing plans to create an Ealing-style film studio in the heart of rural England.
Screenwriter J.F. Lawton has made a deal at Warner Bros. to adapt the 1910 Edgar Rice Burroughs novel "The Monster Men" into a feature, which will be produced by Gary Goldstein.
A&E has launched a nationwide "Biography" ad and branding campaign under the new positioning catch phrase "The People You Thought You Knew," promoting the nightly docu program in national print ads…
The British Film Institute has officially confirmed that Alan Parker, director of "Evita," will become its new chairman when Jeremy Thomas steps down at the end of this year (Daily Variety, July 28).
At a closing ceremony July 29, the 20th Moscow Jubilee fest jury awarded its grand prize to U.S. pic "Marvin's Room," with fest visitor Robert De Niro collecting the prize.
About 50 employees and several other creditors have initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Seagull Entertainment, producer/distributor of such syndie fare as "Hollywood Connection" and "Tarzan: the…
It's still against the rules, but it's going to cost stations a few thousand dollars less to violate the FCC's ban on indecent and obscene broadcasts.
Paying attendance and industry presence both were up significantly at the 15th annual Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, which wrapped Sunday.
Paramount-based Phase One Prods. has picked up first-time scribe Brian Everingham's spec script "Faith" for a low six-figure against mid six-figure pricetag, sources said Monday.
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Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$30.1M Fox -29.51%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$974,415 Cumulative:$212.9M Warner Brothers -37.02%