The Tokyo Project Gathering market has announced the 25 projects for its 5th edition, to be held Oct. 19-22 in conjunction with the Tokyo Film Festival.
The TV Asahi network has skedded "Stitch!," a toon based on the Disney animated feature "Lilo and Stitch," in a primetime slot, starting in October.
Former Pathe U.K. topper Alexis Lloyd is helming his first feature, indie "30 Beats."
A.R. Rahman, who won two Oscars for his music in "Slumdog Millionaire," leads the nominations for the World Soundtrack Awards, to be doled out Oct. 17, the closing night of the Ghent Film Festival.
Elected leaders of Local 399 of the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters have opposed the closure of the Motion Picture and Television Fund's nursing home and hospital.
DreamWorks has set Bruce Joel Rubin to script "Rainbow Bridge," the English-language remake of the 2002 Japanese film "Yomigaeri."
Despite progress, Hispanic bizzers still have uphill climb as they strive for parity.
Six years after actively campaigning for combining the performers' unions, AFL-CIO prexy John Sweeney indicated Wednesday during an appearance in Hollywood that the federation's taking a hands-off…
Author Christopher Krovatin has sold the rights to his young adult novel "Venomous" to 72 Prods., which plans to adapt the book into a film as well as a comicbook through Dark Horse Comics.
Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" is seeking worldwide glory.