After more than a year of on-again, off-again negotiations, Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope completed its production-distribution deal with MGM late Friday.
The Johnson-Burnett Entertainment Group, which represents some of the top TV commercial directors in the U.S., has set up a movie division to move its clients into the making of theatrical and TV…
Former Disney studio topper Joe Roth is in negotiations to put together the first film deal for his as-yet-unnamed indie shingle.
Spain's top indie distributor-exhibitor, Antonio Llorens' Lauren Films, is in advanced talks with two other local cinema circuits to create the biggest exhibition loop ever in the country.
Infamous German helmer Leni Riefenstahl is in a German hospital after a helicopter crash in Sudan left her with two broken ribs.
Cameron Diaz has been tapped a presenter at this month's Oscar kudocast.
Ignite Entertainment has purchased corporate thriller spec script "The Inside Man" from Sheldon Turner in a deal that could be worth mid-six figures.
Exhibs hitting the Las Vegas strip for ShoWest this weekend should head straight for the roulette wheel. It's an apt symbol of the dizzying change and high stakes now facing the movie theater biz.
Oscar-nominated Angelina Jolie is in final negotiations to star for director Simon West in "Tomb Raider," the live-action Paramount film based on the wildly popular videogame.
Gotham-based Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Co., best known for such children's television programming as "Teletubbies," is moving onto the silver screen, tapping Tim McCanlies ("The Iron Giant") to adapt…
Donald Petrie (“My Favorite Martian”) is in negotiations to direct Sandra Bullock in the Castle Rock Entertainment/Village Roadshow co-production “Miss Congeniality.” Petrie will replace Hugh Wilson…