The late Federico Fellini, Italy's most famous film director, was planning a satirical film centered around Italy's media-tycoon-turned-politico Silvio Berlusconi shortly before he died.
In her first starring film role in a decade, Oscar-winning "Paper Moon" star Tatum O'Neal will join Tim Curry, Julian Sands and "Party of Five" star Lacey Chabert in "The Scoundrel's Wife," a film…
Odeon Film chief finance officer Andreas Pres has left following restructuring in the German film and TV outfit, including closure of its Internet biz.
Musicvid helmer JC Barros will direct the low-budget urban dramedy "10029," to be executive produced and financed by Rae Permann via her Los Angeles-based Raven Knite Prods. shingle.
Japan's largest Internet service provider (ISP) Nifty, a subsidiary of computer and technology giant Fujitsu, will join forces with film distributor Nippon Herald to broadcast films over the…
Steven Spielberg has resigned from the Boys Scouts of America's advisory board to protest the youth group's policy barring gays as members or leaders.
Swedish sales outfit NonStop Sales has acquired worldwide rights for FinalCut Entertainment's "Dream," starring Sinead Cusack, which will be launched at the upcoming Cannes Intl. Film Festival.
In the few days remaining before the Cannes Intl. Film Festival announces its official selection Thursday, the lights are likely to be burning late at its Boulevard Malesherbes HQ in Paris, with…
The American Film Institute and the National Assn. of Theater Owners (NATO) of California/Nevada have jointly established a scholarship that will provide two years of tuition for a student enrolled…
An on-again, off-again courtship is officially now a marriage. DreamWorks and Universal Studios on Monday announced a five-year extension of their current distribution deal for international film…
Mutual Film Intl. head Pamela Pickering has ankled her post to become president of sales and distribution for Initial Entertainment Group.