Avi Lerner and Danny Dimbort's sales and production entity Nu Image has concluded a 12-title video distribution deal with Trimark Pictures.
Michael Patrick Jann, a former member of the ensemble sketch-comedy troupe the State, has been set to direct the New Line Cinema film "Dairy Queens," a black comedy about a small Minnesota town's…
In the biggest book-to-film deal of the new year, Paramount Pictures late last week made a preemptive, $2 million purchase of the film rights to James Webb's novel "The Emperor's General" for…
Michael Douglas, looking to dive into his first full-fledged action role, is expected to star in the Jonathan Mostow-helmed "U-571" for Universal Pictures, sources said Friday.
Joanne Burns has been named veepee of research and strategic planning for Eyemark Entertainment.
The battle between United Intl. Pictures (UIP) and European Union competition commissioner Karel van Miert has escalated following Van Miert's statement Friday that UIP would no longer be "tolerated."
Strong box office performance over the holidays and an expanded screen count helped Regal Cinemas Inc. boost net profit 59%, to $11.4 million, in the fourth quarter, it said Friday, on 28% higher…
Warner Bros. production exec Channing Dungey has signed on with Material, the company run by independent producer Jorge Saralegui, who recently signed a deal with Warners. Dungey becomes senior VP of…
Universal has reached an agreement with the Italian media conglom Stream to launch a branded movie channel on that country's fledgling digital platform. The deal will be unveiled in Italy today.
UPN on Thursday named Robert Rene to the new post of executive vice president of marketing.