After nearly seven years at the Walt Disney Studios, senior veep of production Gregg Hoffman will ankle the studio and join Miracle Entertainment as co-president of production at Miracle Pictures.
A huge international cast of filmmakers will be standing by today as acquisitions execs come prospecting for product on opening day of the 25th annual Toronto Film Festival. But storm clouds have…
The highest award for Indian cinema, the Dada Saheb Phalke prize, will be given to Hrishikesh Mukherjee, a 78-year-old Hindi filmmaker.
The Second Annual Chinese Film Festival will kick off Sept. 25 with an unspooling of Zhang Jianya's "Crash Landing," and an opening night gala reception honoring the People's Republic of China at…
Now indisputably the premier annual event for Central and East Asian cinema, Pusan International Film Festival, though a day shorter this year, has rounded up some 110 new and recent features from…
LONDON -- Samuel L. Jackson and Robert Carlyle will be joined by Brit thesps Emily Mortimer and Rhys Ifans in "51st State," a $28 million action comedy set in Liverpool, to be directed by Ronny Yu.
First Look Pictures, a division of Robbie Little's Overseas Filmgroup, has acquired from Paul Allen's Clear Blue Sky Prods. the North American theatrical rights to Michael Apted's feature doc "Me and…
Heather Graham has attached herself to ".45," a script penned by Gary Lennon with which he will make his directorial debut. Pic may attempt to lens prior to possible strikes next spring. Graham's…
Continuing to accelerate activity on its slate of movies that will shoot before a potential strike next year, the Walt Disney Co. has greenlit scribe Mark Perez's "Country Bears," a comedy developed…
Warner Bros. has ponied up low- against mid-six figures for "In the Wind," a pitch delivered by scribe Oliver Butcher.
United Intl. Pictures has named Jean-Paul Rougier director of its French subsidiary. He also will be head of distribution in France.
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