Disney has made a mid- against high-six figure deal for "Indiana Jackson," a pitch for an action adventure film to be written by Tyger Williams ("Menace II Society") as a starring vehicle for former…
Djimon Hounsou ("Gladiator") has been tapped to star in Fox Searchlight's pic "East of Harlem" from helmer Jim Sheridan ("In the Name of the Father").
The U.S. box office may prove relatively sturdy in the face of a sluggish economy, yet admissions and ticket sales are likely to grow much more slowly in the next five years than they did in the…
Henning Raedlein has rejoined digital post-production outfit Das Werk as head of visual effects production.
The U.K.'s Film Council has unveiled plans to invest £1.5 million ($2.1 million) over the next three years into the production of digital short films.
Universal has fast-tracked a CGI adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are," hiring two Disney animation fixtures to spearhead the project.
Universal Pictures has picked up U.K. theatrical and video rights to "Women Talking Dirty," starring Helena Bonham Carter and Gina McKee and directed by Coky Giedroyc ("Stella Does Tricks").
Hollywood execs cheered recently as Jack Valenti flexed his muscles in Washington hoping to fight off Sen. Joe Lieberman and other pols bent on imposing a universal ratings system, but Valenti isn't…
New Zealand's most successful producer, Robin Scholes, is getting out of feature films to concentrate on quicker-turnaround projects for the small screen.
After two whirlwind years as the chief operating officer of local production house China Star Entertainment, Johnnie To has resigned to focus on what he does best: make films.
Film processing giant Technicolor said Friday that it has acquired Miles O'Fun, a Burbank-based audio post-production company.