Collaring his first starring role in a major studio feature since leaving "NYPD Blue," Jimmy Smits is near a deal to join Kim Basinger in Paramount's supernatural thriller "Bless the Child."
Thirty-three feature films and docus -- most in their N.Y. premieres -- will screen at the 10th annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival Friday through June 24 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theatre.
Shaw Brothers has revealed that it will invest HK$140 million ($18 million) in a joint venture to build a film studio in the Tseung Kwan O section of the city.
Fox 2000 made a preemptive buy of the Lisa Schrager pitch "Sugar Mommy," a comedy that sold for mid against high-six figures.
Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution has inked a deal with Canal Plus Image, the company that sells catalog pics for Canal Plus, to acquire two Canal Plus-owned libraries, with a total of…
New Line Cinema has purchased tyro scribe Andrew Gurland's spec script "Cheaters" for a mid to high six- figure sum.
Adding considerable beef to the debut slate of his newly established solo banner, KeyFilms, Italian distrib Kermit Smith has announced a handful of prime acquisitions, including two titles from…
Universal has purchased the comic pitch "Sticky Fingers" to star Orlando Jones. Brett Ratner and his Rat Entertainment label will produce and Ratner may direct.
U.K. cinema admissions dropped 17.5% in April to 2.34 million, continuing a slump that has lasted for over a year.
The Australian Film Commission (AFC) has tapped Kim Dalton, acquisitions and development manager for Oz producer-distrib Beyond Intl., as its new chief executive.