Exiled Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng and Nigerian journalist Akinwumi Adesokan, both of whom served jail time for writing critically about their respective country's regimes, were honored Wednesday…
Underscoring its growing European production ambitions, Lions Gate Films has entered into its first Euro co-production, "The Salami Man," to be directed by J.K. Amalou.
Julia Eisenman, a former TV news producer for ABC, has joined Jersey Films as a VP of development.
Gene Hackman may soon be making a book connection, since his first novel, "Black Star Rising," an 1800s-set sea adventure he's co-written with underwater archaeologist Dan Lenihan, is in the hands of…
Regency Television, established in April, has set the casting for and will begin production Tuesday in Toronto on its first project, "The Unicorn's Secret," a four-hour miniseries based on a true…
Fox has emerged the winner in the first head-to-head Wednesday showdown between its "Beverly Hills, 90210" and the WB's "Dawson's Creek."
Swedish exhib giant Svensk Filmindustri has become the first foreign hardtop builder granted permission to break ground in Norway.
Actor-director-writer Alan Alda has signed with International Creative Management, where he will be repped by Toni Howard, Eddy Yablams and Danny Greenberg. Though best known for his role as Captain…
The 1998 Cannes Palme d'Or winner, Theo Angelopoulos, will preside over this year's Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which runs from Nov. 13 through Nov. 22.
ABC's beleaguered "Good Morning, America" continues to bleed viewers, prompting renewed speculation about format and host changes at the ailing ayemcast.
The Writers Guild of America West announced Thursday a $10,000 gift to the National Film Preservation Foundation, which raises private funds to help preserve motion pictures.