HBO Documentary Films has acquired U.S. television rights to Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin's documentary "Pussy Riot -- A Punk Prayer," which premiered Friday night at Sundance.
Exclusive: Bette Midler has signed on for a lead role on HBO Films' in-development Phil Spector film starring Al Pacino, Variety has learned, with David Mamet writing and directing.
HBO Films has decided to give the bigscreen treatment to the late Sam Kinison.
Ron Shelton has been set by HBO Films to direct a pic about San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds that will air on HBO.
HBO Films is developing a movie about the life of legendary blues musician Robert Johnson and has attached "Ray" scribe James L. White to pen the screenplay.
HBO Films has promoted a pair of execs in its miniseries department, upping Kary Antholis to senior VP and John Murchison to vice president. Both will continue to oversee the development and…
Consolidating moves toward becoming a significant film player, HBO Films has officially announced its domestic theatrical distribution pact with Fine Line Features and appointed United Artists…
Seasoned feature producer Cary Brokaw, via his Avenue Pictures shingle, has entered into a two-year, first-look pact with HBO Films to develop and produce long-form projects for the network.