Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney’s 1992 animated pic “Aladdin,” will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he’ll…
The sentiment may not sound sexy, but it goes a long way toward explaining what led 20th Century Fox to tap Broadway producer Kevin McCollum for its new theatrical joint venture.
After making the festival rounds over the past year, including New York's Stony Brook Film Festival where it won the grand prize in Aug., 2012, "AKA Doc Pomus," about the songwriter behind such hits…
Disney Theatrical Prods. has quietly initiated early explorations of a live stage show featuring the Muppets, commencing late last month with a short but elaborate presentation directed by Alex…
Paramount Film Group President Adam Goodman wants to protect the sanctity of the moviegoing experience even as the studio stays open to all the other opportunities technology provides.
Global box office reached a record $34.7 billion. Check. International B.O. also grew to record heights, thanks largely to an unprecedented surge at the Chinese box office. Check and check. Those…
French indie distrib Diaphana has pacted to handle the Gallic theatrical distribution of productions and acquisitions from Nathanael Karmitz's MK2, a six-decade icon of French arthouse production…
Writer-director Shane Carruth ("Primer") is opting to self-destribute his Sundance pic "Upstream Color" through his ERBP banner.
Cinedigm has named Tom Hassell VP of theatrical distribution, bringing the Columbia Pictures and FilmDistrict vet onboard to run all aspects of theatrical releasing for the digitally focused indie…
San Francisco-based documentary sales and production shingle Ro*Co Films is set to theatrically release its first title, Brian Knappenberger's doc on civil disobedience "We Are Legion: the Story of…
First Run Features has set a theatrical run for Michael Apted's "56 Up," the eighth of the "Up" series, starting with a Jan. 4 opening at New York's IFC Center.