Former Universal Pictures Spain head of acquisitions Stefan Nicoll has launched his own indie production shingle, Guerrilla Films. Guerrilla's first pic production is the $4.5 million, English-lingo…
Standup comedian Charles Fleischer, the voice of Roger Rabbit, will be the host for the 51st annual American Cinema Editors Eddie Awards on Feb. 25.
Revolution is sweet on Eddie Griffin, nabbing the David Kendall ("The New Guy") pitch "The Messenger," earmarked for Griffin to star in and Ed Decter ("The New Guy") to direct. ector's partner, John…
Saundra Saperstein, longtime marketing director of the Utah Film Commission and former media director of the Sundance Film Festival, will retire from the commission as of Jan. 18.
Having inked a two-year, first-look deal with Columbia Pictures in November, tyro feature helmer McG ("Charlie's Angels") has hired Stephanie Savage as his producing partner. Together they are…
"Chuck and Buck," "Requiem for a Dream" and "You Can Count on Me" topped the 16th annual Independent Spirit Award nominations, grabbing five noms each.
Tony Garland, head of Universal Television in Europe, is rumored to be in line for the post of chief exec of loss-making French MultiThematiques, which owns and produces theme channels shown…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday announced the seven pics tapped to compete in February for the three noms for the visual f/x Oscar.
David Krumholtz ("Sidewalks of New York") will topline the romantic comedy "You Stupid Man" for frosh helmer Brian Burns. Pic is a joint production between Artist Production Group and New Legend…
DreamWorks took in a record $769.6 million at the domestic box office in 2000, the most in its six-year history and a whopping 128% over its 1999 result. The figure was incorrect in a story in…
Special events producer Cheryl Cecchetto has been tapped for a 12th stint as coordinator of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Ball.
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