The Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, will be handing out financial grants for the 2001-2002 year, totaling $400,000, among 32…
Blockbuster is raking in the profits, spurred by strong international revenue and growing DVD sales. The Dallas-based video rental giant, which is 80% owned by Viacom, said Thursday that revenue for…
Warren Zide and Craig Perry's production and literary management shingle, Zide/Perry Entertainment, has signed a three-year, first-look deal with MGM, with plans to produce at least two features a…
The Walt Disney Co. has enlisted writing duo Derek Guiley and David Schneiderman to pen the straight-to-video sequel to "The Parent Trap," the remake of the 1961 Mouse House pic released in 1998.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped five finalists in the Honorary Foreign Film category for its annual Student Academy Awards.
Propaganda Films has relaunched Propaganda Independent, its commercial division for top feature directors who want to work in the ad arena.
Toronto tech company itemus will complete a buyout of Gotham-based Shooting Gallery by the end of the month.
Fox Searchlight has inked a two-pic deal with "Kingdom Come" producers Edward and Rochelle Bates of Bates Entertainment.
U.K. distrib Momentum Pictures has forged a ground-breaking alliance with Sky Pictures, the film production arm of satcaster BSkyB. The pair have formed a co-production and acquisition partnership to…
Josh Brolin ("Hollow Man") and Timothy Olyphant ("Go") are set to star opposite Sarah Wynter in "Coastlines" for writer-director Victor Nunez, IFC Prods. and Clear Blue Sky Prods.
Jean Reno has signed with ICM and is rejoining his "Professional" partner Luc Besson for "Wasabi," an action comedy financed and scripted by Besson and based on an idea by Reno.