BAFTA is to bestow its highest honor, the fellowship, on Yank vidgame pioneer Will Wright, the first time the org has given the award to someone from the games biz.
In a seven-figure pitch deal, Columbia Pictures has acquired "Empire," a drama that John Logan will write for Michael Mann to direct and Will Smith to star. Neither the studio nor the principals…
Warner Bros. is developing a screen version of Beau Willimon's play "Farragut North," with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to star and George Clooney eyeing the project as director. DiCaprio will play a…
Arts Alliance Media has inked a pact with Pathe to add the U.K. distrib's pics to its video on demand service.
Universal is pushing the button on "Land of the Lost" for a March start. Decision to greenlight the Will Ferrell project surprised observers, who are aware that Universal had a rough ride with its…
Warner Bros. has acquired North American distribution rights to "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins," triggering an early 2008 production start for a film that seeks to reinvent the cyborg saga…
Anchor Bay Entertainment has picked up theatrical and homevid rights for Fred Durst's tyro helming effort, "The Education of Charlie Banks."
Warner Bros. has tapped its top Thundercat. Vidgame vet Jerry O'Flaherty will helm the studio's CG-animated "Thundercats" feature, based on the popular '80s cartoon series, comicbook and toy line.
Bollywood distrib Eros Intl. has pacted with Joost to stream for free more than 200 pics and 600 musicvids from its library on the Internet TV service.
The next big thing in exhibition has been around for more than 50 years, but proponents insist that this time, 3-D is here to stay. This year's special focus on 3-D at Bifcom covers the technology…
Jake Gyllenhaal will team with director Doug Liman for DreamWorks' "Untitled Moon Project."The story revolves around a private expedition to the moon and the race for lunar colonization. The…