She's the one who almost got away. While Meryl Streep has been a guest speaker at other Film Society of Lincoln Center galas, she always eschewed the honor herself. As the actress put it to gala…
For the major U.S. studios, the Mip TV mart used to be a relatively sedate affair. They'd take a back seat as international buyers scoured to buy foreign formats, post-"Survivor" and "Big Brother,"…
With tentpole season nearing, Hollywood's been warming up by putting its muscle overseas behind family-oriented pics that can travel to multiple markets.
"The Red Baron" is flying into German theaters this week and looks certain to capture a good chunk of the box office despite the fact the WWI Teutonic flying ace remains largely unknown here.
Universal Pictures U.K. was the big winner at the British Video Assn. Awards, where ambitious indie Revolver Entertainment also hit the bull's eye.
Universal Pictures has acquired "Arcana," a treatment for a martial arts action fantasy that will be directed by Kevin Tancharoen.
ThinkFilm has grabbed domestic rights to existential thriller and Sundance preem "The Escapist" for about $1 million.
Disney has preemptively acquired "Family Dude," a comedy pitch that will be written by Steven Gary Banks and Claudia Graziosi.
Columbia Pictures has made a preemptive acquisition of "Battle: Los Angeles," a Chris Bertolini spec about an alien invasion that starts in Santa Monica and heads east toward Los Angeles.
Comarex, the Mexico City-based global distrib, has reupped its agreement to market German kids' animation producer and distributor EM Ent.'s portfolio in the U.S. and Latin America.