“Nebraska” director Alexander Payne has acquired feature rights to Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s story “The Judge’s Will” through his Ad Hominem production banner along with Conde Nast Entertainment. Fox…
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Screenwriter and novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who collaborated for five decades with James Ivory and Ismail Merchant and won Oscars for “A Room With a View” and “Howards End,” died of a pulmonary…
Univision has tapped Monica Talan exec VP of corporate communications and PR, the Spanish-language broadcaster announced Wednesday.
Among the diverse range of animated projects on display at Lyon's 15th Cartoon Movie will be fresh answers to Europe's perennial challenge: How to face off against Hollywood?
Richard Stephen Robbins, who composed the scores for most Merchant Ivory films, drawing two Oscar nominations in the process, died on Nov. 7 in Rhinebeck, N.Y., following a long struggle with…
People often equate actors with roles they play, and 10 seasons into "NCIS" some folks think Mark Harmon is Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
There's no "Slumdog Millionaire" or "The King's Speech" to hog the limelight at this year's British Academy Film Awards. But despite the absence of a clear favorite, BAFTA members aren't short of…
Brad Pitt has come on board to star in Steve McQueen's "Twelve Years a Slave" with River Road producing and financing.
Hollywood distributors and India's multiplexes are in a standoff over revenue sharing, which is forcing films to release in single-screen cinemas.
"Crash" star Michael Pena is in negotiations to join Jake Gyllenhaal in David Ayer's police pic "End of Watch."
There's something fresh and different in the new Ismail Merchant-James Ivory production, "A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries," which deviates in several respects from the team's previous…