Gene Straub has been promoted to senior vice president of studio operations at 20th Century Fox.
Demi Moore's Moving Pictures has hit a home run with "Slugger," selling the family comedy spec to Miramax Films in a mid-six-figure deal. The script was penned by Steven Gary Banks and Bruce Graham…
In his first major assignment at Universal since moving his shingle from the Mouse House last September, Barry Mendel ("The Sixth Sense") has committed to produce "The Prisoner," with Oscar-winning…
Sony Pictures Family Entertainment and producer Denise Di Novi are planning to remake the 1966 Ida Lupino pic "The Trouble With Angels" at Sony.
Visual effects company Cinesite has ramped up operations, tapping Daniel Rosen chief technology officer and Pat Repola VP of the company's digital imaging division.
Five years after winning the Golden Lion at Venice for his first film "Before the Rain," maverick helmer Milcho Manchevski is back behind the camera with his second movie "Dust."
Canuck comedy festival Just for Laughs is calling for submissions to its 18th annual showcase, set to unspool July 13-23 in Montreal.
Controversy is raging in France over the launch by UGC Cine Cite, the country's biggest exhibitor, of a cheap-rate pass giving customers unlimited entry to its cinemas.
French actor Philippe Noiret is to receive the Festival Award at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival next month.
The Independent Film Channel's Next Wave Films has selected the first project for its digital production financing arm, Agenda 2000: "Manic," a drama about troubled teens forced to face their demons…
Jessica Alba ("Never Been Kissed") has been cast as the lead in Fine Line Features' "The Sleeping Dictionary" opposite newcomer Hugh Dancy, Oscar-nominated actress Brenda Blethyn and vet Bob Hoskins…