Former Canal Plus international sales exec Andrew Milner has been tapped to succeed William Moraskie as president of Capella Intl. in a move confirmed by Capella Films president Andreas Lindstroem.
Mario Kassar's MK Prods. has acquired Lance Hill's spec script "The Way It Ends" in a mid-six-figure against $1 million preemptive bid.
Scheduled for privatization this year, Mosfilm studios --- the now cash-strapped flagship of the Russian film industry --- is considering potential investors after an initial approach from the…
Sylvester Stallone, onscreen this summer in "Cop Land," is close to inking a deal that would reunite him with director Renny Harlin on New Line Cinema's "Frequency," sources said Thursday.
Fox Searchlight has inked a deal with acclaimed Brit playwright Harold Pinter to adapt Isak Dinesen's short story "The Dreaming Child" for Julia Ormond to produce and possibly to star.
Todd Baker, former director of development at NDG Prods. (John Woo's "Once a Thief"), has formed a new production company, Cineaste Entertainment.
Bill Schultz, exec VP at Film Roman and the No. 2 man under prexy and CEO Phil Roman at the animation producer, has resigned his post effective June 30 but will remain with the company part-time as a…
Robert Pisano is vice chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. His title was incorrect in Wednesday’s story.
Barry Sabath, former prexy of the recently dissolved Family Channel Pictures, will join Robin Williams and Marsha Williams' Blue Wolf Prods. as a production and development exec, the company said…
Veteran action director Menahem Golan will helm his first U.S. pic in four years with "Armstrong," a low-budget thriller for Nu Image starring David Bradley and Sean Young, sources said Wednesday.
Warner Bros. has gotten its "Fix," picking up 25-year-old scripter Mark Bomback's spec screenplay for Jerry Weintraub to produce, sources said Wednesday.