It's an imperfect product, and given its familiar trappings needs to put even more effort into bolstering its support system. Still, there are enough winning moments here to come back for an encore.
MADRID -- Initiative Cinema One has acquired all French rights to "The Body," the latest psychological thriller from Rodar y Rodar, the Barcelona-based producer of "The Orphanage" and "Julia's Eyes."
While studying cinematography at Rome's Cinecitta Studios, Mark Jackson decided to shirk his classes and abandon the Eternal City.
Country music singer and Jamboree USA performer Doc Williams has died. He was 96.
Spike TV is ramping up its development slate, focusing mostly on half-hour comedies that examine dysfunctional co-workers and their families.
Dean Parisot has signed on to helm Universal's comedy "Central Intelligence," being developed as an Ed Helms starring vehicle.
Sony's Japanese music arm is partnering with the producers of "High School Musical" for "Lock and Roll Forever," a feature centered on an all-girl Japanese band coming to America.
Further soldifying the exec ranks in the wake of Universal Music Group's acquisition of Polygram, Jorgen Larsen has been named chairman/CEO of the international operation of the soon-to-be combined…