Penelope Spheeris is in final negotiations to helm Jaron Joel Curry's "Posers" for Miramax Films. The 27-year-old tyro scribe just made a deal in the low-six figures against mid-six figures for his…
French film director Bertrand Tavernier will focus on the French film industry during the Nazi occupation in his next movie, the $13.3 million "Laissez passer" ("Pass").
Following the recent exit of Dimension Films prexy Cary Granat, the division has promoted senior veep of production and development Andrew Rona and named former Millennium Films prexy Brad Weston to…
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Local release of Lars von Trier's "Dancer in the Dark" is setting records for Russia's arthouse exhibition scene.
Playwright David Auburn, author of "Proof," has segued into screenwriting with the film adaptation of Scott Anderson's novel "Triage," his first such effort.
Arthouse exhib Palace Cinemas has sealed a pact with major Western Australian arthouse player Luna Cinemas to operate the screens of both parties in Perth as a joint venture.
Helkon Media subsid KinoFilm Munchen and Hamburg-based production company Arranque Film have inked a first-look deal. Agreement secures Arranque's future projects with support from the publicly…
The Fort Lauderdale Intl. Film Festival runs Oct. 16-Nov. 12, screening 100-plus features and docus, including four world and 13 U.S. preems.
Ever savvy to political connections, the Motion Picture Assn. of America (MPAA) announced Thursday that it has nabbed a key Senate counsel to serve in the newly created position of legislative…
As the film industry Stateside and abroad prepares for this year's London Screenings (Oct. 23-27), observers say the poor health of the euro, possible Writers Guild of America and Screen Actors Guild…
Neurotrash.com has picked up the Internet broadcasting rights to "Jar Jar Binks: The E! True Hollywood Story," an online spoof that was pulled Wednesday from iFilm.com due in part to relationships…