“King Kong,” the long-gestating stage musical that stars a giant animatronic puppet in the title role, will finally arrive on Broadway next year, with a largely new creative team that includes…
As cracked as all the pic's Franken-foodstuffs may be, it took guts to fix such an unconventional follow-up, which caters to the very young and very stoned alike.
It's been 15 years since Roland Emmerich's "Godzilla" disappointed moviegoers, critics and ultimately Sony, when the $130 million-budgeted picture earned just $379 million worldwide. Legendary…
Famed creature maker Phil Tippett and his newly remonikered shingle Tippett FX aren’t waiting for the visual effects business in California to recover. Instead, the company has moved into the…
Paris-based Backup Media, a film consultancy and investor, has unveiled the first financing deals put through on three titles by B Media Global. Launched last year by Backup, B Media Global is a film…
With the eyes of the Gotham theater industry focused on the current Tony race, you might not notice that in an under-the-radar Down Under locale, there's a big new stage show swinging into production.
Indie distributor The Global Media Group has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Brett Rosenberg's Hollywood-themed documentary "AKA Private" and will shop foreign rights at AFM this week.
The Aussie tuner incarnation of "King Kong" has tapped Marius de Vries, the composer and arranger for pics including "Moulin Rouge" and "Romeo + Juliet," to oversee the score of the brewing stage…
Germany is proving a muscular market for international titles as competition for high-profile films intensifies, with leading independent distrib Concorde Film looking to maintain its top position.
While news may have broken during Berlin that industry stalwart David Garrett was resigning from Summit Intl., that didn't put the brakes on its sales activity at the European Film Market, where it…
An inspired collaboration between one of the most adventurous American filmmakers and one of the most exploratory American jazz musicians, found-footage production "Spark of Being" takes Mary…