Maintaining a strong acquistions pace, Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Clio Barnard's “The Selfish Giant,” following its world premiere in the Directors Fortnight at Cannes…
Newly launched Primeridian Entertainment has hired Cyrus Nowrasteh to write and direct a feature film based on the life of Soviet dissident and author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Primeridian's Arcadiy…
Moving into the indie sphere, FilmDistrict has launched High Top Releasing to provide theatrical booking services to independent producers. The label, a subsidiary under FilmDistrict, will provide…
Offering a more straight-faced brand of idiocy than its cheerfully dumb 2009 predecessor, "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" might well have been titled "G.I. Joe: Regurgitation."
At age 14, amateur inventor William Kamkwamba taught himself to build a windmill that could deliver power to his family's property in Malawi, earning the remarkable teen an invitation to share his…
U.S. distributor FilmDistrict has promoted a trio of execs — Beth Lemberger, Brad Goldberg and Anjay Nagpal. Lemberger has been promoted to exec VP of business affairs and general counsel…
Prior to any producer coming on board, before the film's premise was even in its finished form, Frances McDormand was all in with "Promised Land."
Chris Columbus and his 1492 Pictures banner have signed a five-year deal with Michael Witherill's Rise Entertainment under which Rise will develop and finance 1492's upcoming slate.
After helping bring Harry Potter and Kevin McCallister to life, Chris Columbus is looking to put another famous kid up on the big screen: Jesus Christ.