Peter Guber's Mandalay Pictures is getting a teutonic makeover. If the complicated deal goes through, Munich-based outfit Cineartists will take a major stake in Mandalay Pictures, which in turn would…
France's leading TV network TF1 and the Pathe group look to be making advances toward the creation of a European major to rival Studio Canal.
The Urbanworld Group, sponsors of Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- the largest film confab devoted to minority fare -- is launching an acquisitions label, Urbanworld Films.
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Scribe Linda Woolverton ("Beauty and the Beast") has struck back-to-back writing deals for projects set in Italy: She's been tapped to adapt the Jeff Shapiro novel "Renato's Luck" at Miramax Films…
Spurred by diplomatic rapprochement and fueled by hot pop culture products, a new entertainment trading block between Japan and South Korea is emerging.
Dennis Dugan is in talks to direct and Steve Zahn is negotiating to co-star with Martin Lawrence in "National Security," an Outlaw Prods. / Intermedia Films comedy to be distribbed by Columbia. Dugan…
Troubled Gotham distrib Unapix Entertainment bit the bullet Tuesday, filing for Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is about to become a sequel opportunity employer. Given the B.O. nosedives of many superstar vehicles, the blockbuster-hungry studio is pinning its hopes on a different…
Warner Bros. Pictures has upped Lionel Wigram to senior VP of production. Wigram, who joined the company as a veep in 1996, is overseeing the film adaptation of the popular "Harry Potter" book series.
Columbia TriStar Italia has pacted with the Rita Rusic Co. and its European-backed financing partner MovieWeb for domestic distribution of its first year's feature slate from 2001. CTSI will release…
Blow Up Pictures has begun principal photography in Gotham on "Nine Scenes About Love," a film by Peter Mattei that chronicles the lives of nine New Yorkers connected in their search for love and sex.