Icon Film Distribution, the British releasing arm of Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods., has acquired U.K. rights to "Thomas and the Magic Railroad" from Destination Films.
Demonstrating a newfound commitment to the beefcake action genre, Dimension Films has bought Stephen Hunter's upcoming novel "Medal of Honor" for Brillstein-Grey Entertainment to produce.
Filmmaker Mark Illsley, whose "Happy, Texas" caused a bidding war at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is in talks to direct Paramount's "Male Pattern Baldness."
Tired of seeing films and TV shows shooting anywhere but Hollywood, producer Doug Claybourne believes it's time for a little sacrificing.
Warner Bros. will combine its feature and TV animation divisions under one roof in Sherman Oaks, giving WB TV Animation prexy Jean MacCurdy expanded responsibilities for overseeing the physical…
Bogie and Bacall, Tracy and Hepburn, Fred and Ginger and Gable and Lombard were once again united as the American Film Institute saluted movie icons in the three-hour television special "100 Years…
More than 1,500 guests turned out for the third annual Acapulco Black Film Festival, to see host Robert Townsend present the director award to F. Gary Gray, and the best black film award to Gray's…
Director Eric Kripke has been signed to helm MGM's teen comedy with a dark twist, "Munchies."
In an effort to strengthen its ties to the film industry, insurance conglom Near North National Group has tapped Roger Torneden as CEO of its newly created Western operations division.
Matt Dillon will star opposite Liv Tyler in “One Night at McCool's” for Michael Douglas' Further Films under its deal with USA Films. Harald Zwart directs the sexy tale of different men's…