Hollywood is trying to go legit -- again -- as USA Films has set a production deal with Broadway and West End theater helmer David Leveaux.
Veteran film industry exec Mike Medavoy, currently chairman of Phoenix Pictures, has joined top animation house Film Roman's board of directors.
Pop.com has named Sofia Sondervan head of acquisitions, overseeing film buys and finding original productions and talent, said John Sloss, partner in POPfest. Sondervan, previously head of…
Directors Tony and Ridley Scott apologized to striking actors Thursday for a mocking attack ad by their RSA USA commercial production company.
Paul Debevec, one of the visual effects masterminds behind "The Matrix," has joined USC's Institute for Creative Technologies as an executive producer.
Screenwriters addressed a number professional issues Thursday at the Variety Pavilion in Cannes in the final days of the fest. Called "Global Screenwriters: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Hollywood…
German licensing company Intertainment has secured an option to take a 20% stake in the upstart U.K. distributor Redbus Film Group just days before Redbus is due to go public.
With two days to go before the awards for the 53rd annual Cannes Film Festival are presented, the race for the top prizes seems to be going down to the wire. Through the fest's first week, no film…
U.S. indie Barnholtz Entertainment is expanding into theatrical distribution and is in talks to launch into big budget productions together with Roger Burlage's Harvey Entertainment Group. Deal sees…
Paul Bartel, 61, the maverick independent director, writer and actor who made such darkly comic films as "Eating Raoul," "Death Race 2000" and "Private Parts," died May 13 at his apartment in New…
Miramax Films has closed a deal for the North American theatrical rights to the actioner "Purple Storm." The deal comes as part of a package with Media Asia that includes vid and television rights on…