Susan Johnson of Braveart Films will make her feature directorial debut on an adaptation of Caren Lissner’s young adult novel “Carrie Pilby.” Producers are Suzanne Farwell and Susan Cartsonis of…
European exhib Vue Entertainment has been sold by private equity firm Doughty Hanson to two Canadian investors for £935 million ($1.45 billion).
Universal and Gold Circle have found the thesps to lead their “Search Party” with T.J. Miller, Adam Pally and Thomas Middleditch on board to star in the comedy. Todd Phillips’ collaborator, Scott…
Paz Vega has been cast of Paul W.S. Anderson’s historical drama “Pompeii” opposite Kit Harington, Kiefer Sutherland and Emily Browning. "Pompeii" is being produced by Constantin Film and Impact Films…
Steve Oederkerk has come on to write and direct Summit Entertainment's comedy "Ricky Stanicky."
Spanish indie distrib Cada Films has acquired all local TV and homevid rights to three Latin American pic packages as it works the growing ancillary biz opportunities in cash-strapped Spain.
Romanian-born cinematographer Mihai Malaimare, Jr. used digital formats to shoot "Youth Without Youth," "Tetro," and "Twixt Now and Sunrise" for Francis Ford Coppola.
The cephalopod that became a worldwide media sensation for correctly predicting winners during the 2010 World Cup is analyzed from all angles in "The Life & Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus."
Animation director Tom McGrath is looking at the afterlife and in talks to direct Fox comedy "RentaGhost," starring Ben Stiller.
James Patterson wrote 13 books in 2012, after 14 in 2011, including adult-targeted novels and books aimed at kids and teens. In an interview with Jeff Sneider at the Hotel Bel-Air, Patterson…
With "The Descendants" and "Midnight in Paris" drawing WGA wins, awards season has entered the final stretch, with the Independent Spirit Awards this Saturday and the Oscars on Sunday.