Independent Pictures will handle international distribution on a $30 million drama about the tumultuous relationship between gangster Johnny Stompanato and actress Lana Turner, directed by Philip…
Indie filmmakers flooded the Variety Pavilion for funding tips, but many may have left with an even greater sense of frustration.
The Senate approved a bill Thursday that started off as an effort to reform the juvenile justice system and ended up becoming the focus of a national debate on whether the media or the gun industry…
With his film already breaking box office records in its first day of release, "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" creator George Lucas can laugh in the face of critical detractors who have…
Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired its second foreign-language title of the Cannes fest by picking up North American rights (except for French-speaking Canada) to Benoit Mariage's comedy "The Carriers…
Lions Gate Entertainment has picked up North American rights to Errol Morris' documentary "Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter Jr." for a mid-six figures.
Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli and British TV commentator David Frost have teamed up to launch Europe's newest niche TV venture, the Opera Channel.
CLT-Ufa has picked up multi-territory rights from L.A.-based Independent Artists to Jeff Franklin's unromantic romantic comedy "Love Stinks."
Univision is getting into the movie business. The nation's dominant Spanish-lingo broadcaster unveiled plans to add original telefilms to its primetime lineup this fall in Wednesday's upfront sked…
Vince Vaughn has inked to play the lead in Gregory Mosher's "The Prime Gig" for Cary Woods' Independent Pictures.
About 85 employees at Hollywood post-production house Editel/L.A. will lose their jobs when the company closes its doors next month, according to IATSE officials.
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