Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Ritesh Batra’s feature debut “The Lunchbox,” a Cannes Critics’ Week standout. A feel-good romantic comedy with culinary accents, pic…
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Benaroya Pictures and Miscellaneous Entertainment have formed a joint venture to launch sales company International Film Trust at Cannes. The new banner — headed by Ariel Veneziano as president — has…
Samuel Arkoff’s son Lou Arkoff, writer-producer Jeff Katz and Hal Sadoff are teaming to remake 1950s cult pics from the Arkoff-Nicholson library of American Intl. Pictures. Katz, Arkoff and Sadoff…
MADRID – Universal Pictures Intl.’s "Thesis on a Homicide" grossed an impressive first-week take of Euros755,844 ($992,423) off 219 prints over April 5-11 in Spain, vindicating U's pick-up of the…
Wall Street has continued to show bullishness toward Lionsgate as the stock hit another all-time high on optimism over its young-adult film franchises.
The "ick" factor is high in "American Mary," though to the credit of sophomore feature writer-helmers Jen and Sylvia Soska, those squirms are induced as much psychologically as by graphic surgical…
Longtime distribution exec Stanley Dudelson, who most recently served as chairman of Taurus Entertainment, died April 26 of lung disease in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was 83.
Veteran producer and exec Barbara Boyle, who has been president of Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures for the past three years, has been named chair of the UCLA Dept. of Film, Television and…