Former Universal Pictures acquisitions exec Ted Perkins and Hispanic marketing specialist Juan Carlos Nieto have formed Latin Universe, a new U.S. distrib that will focus on Spanish-lingo and Latino…
William Bindley has rounded up the rest of the cast for his action-adventure pic "Madison," which he will direct from a script he co-wrote with brother Scott.
National Assn. of Theatre Owners prexy William F. Kartozian will receive the ShowEast Career Achievement Award at this year's convention, which will run Oct. 18-21 in Atlantic City, N.J.
There is yet another ticket-sales controversy at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. In what is almost an annual rite, some filmgoers in Toronto are loudly complaining about the way tickets are sold for…
Hollywood creatives and cultural conservatives may not be happy with the Motion Picture Assn. of America's 30-year-old content code, but parents still like it, according to a survey commissioned by…
Director Stephen Herek ("Mr. Holland's Opus") is in talks with Twentieth Century Fox to direct a remake of Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days." Pic, set in the 19th century, is being produced…
Warner Bros. has snagged the spec script "Urban Townie" by tyro writer Jesse Wigutow, beating out Artisan in the process.
Coveted covers of Time and Newsweek. More than $133.8 million in domestic box office. Filmmaker and actor appearances on “Good Morning America,” The Today Show,” “CBS This Morning” and “The Tonight…