Cinedigm has nabbed U.S. distribution rights for Yung Chang's docu "The Fruit Hunters" in advance of its Berlin bow, the National Board of Canada announced Wednesday.
Stuart Freeborn, a pioneering movie makeup artist behind creatures such as Yoda and Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, died Tuesday in London from a combination of ailments due to his age. He was 98.
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Katie Couric's chat with Manti Te'o two weeks ago produced her syndicated talker "Katie's" largest audience to date as the series also claimed its top-rated week.
Fledgling film company Solar Pictures has closed its first alliance, a multi-year, multi-territory output agreement with Italia Film covering the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, India, Nepal…
While Legendary Pictures awaits a Frank Darabont polish on its "Godzilla" script, the studio continues to assemble its cast, entering talks with Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston to co-star.
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Paul Tanner, a trombonist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra who later played a space-age instrument on the Beach Boys hit "Good Vibrations," died of pneumonia Tuesday morning in Carlsbad, Calif. He was…
Film Movement has acquired Japanese filmmaker Kenji Uchida's comedy "Key of Life" for U.S. distribution, five months after its premiere at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Production designer Mimi Gramatky has been elected president of the 2,000-member Art Directors Guild for a three-year term, succeeding Thomas A. Walsh.
The 'Ahas!' were audible Wednesday as News Corp. COO Chase Carey admitted what he called "the world's worst-kept secret": Fox's plan to launch a national sports network to compete with ESPN.
The newly minted AKA/Bow Street Films has completed a yet-to-be titled documentary about former New York City detective Michael Borrelli, jailed for murder in the 1970s and found innocent after four…
John Kerr, a Tony winner and the star of the films "Tea and Sympathy" and "South Pacific," died suddenly after a short illness on Feb. 2. He was 81.