A documentary on Ralph Branca, the pitcher who gave up “The Shot Heard Round the World,” has received North American distribution from Strand Releasing. The distributor has acquired all North…
The battle over SAG-AFTRA’s funds held in trust has escalated in the wake of Ed Asner’s lawsuit alleging misconduct over how the union handles over $100 million of such monies. The long-running…
Spike Lee’s Kickstarter campaign has hit the half-million dollar mark, thanks largely to New York Knicks supporters stepping up. As of noon PDT Thursday, Lee had received 26 pledges of $10,000 in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
PARIS — Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, a top distrib of U.S. indie pics in Gaul, went on a shopping spree at Cannes. The outfit nabbed Martin Scorsese's “Silence” as part of…
Global Village: H'wood Subsidy Gets EU Blessing; Newsies Get an Iraq Crackdown; Unifrance Gets a Surprising Topper
Ponzi Fallout: B'cast Probe: India's Information & Broadcasting ministry has asked every TV channel to provide details of its equity structure and stakeholders.
The industry spends a lot of time talking about the opportunities and disruptions of new media, but this year Tribeca has put its new media where its mouth is.
That's the challenge Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures are facing with Jackie Robinson biopic "42," touting it as "The true story of an American legend."
Indie producer Unified Pictures is moving ahead on a CG-animated “Noah’s Ark” movie, tapping “Kung Fu Panda” director John Stevenson (pictured above) to head up the creative work on the project and…
Participant Media has created a fellowship honoring Jake Eberts at UCLA, where the studio held a tribute to the esteemed producer that brought many a mogul to Westwood on a rainy Tuesday night.
Imagine a Wes Anderson wannabe distractedly undertaking a remake of 1996's Jamie Lee Curtis starrer "House Arrest," and you're in the movie's ballpark.
A cheaper, cheesier sequel that's worse than its predecessor on every level (save being a half-hour shorter) and takes no special advantage of the stereoscopic process.