Columbia Tristar Motion Picture Group has acquired all domestic rights to Initial Entertainment Group's war drama "Savior." The company also has picked up distribution rights in several foreign…
Toronto International Film Festival has appointed Colin Geddes as the new programmer for the festival's popular Midnight Madness collection of cult films and cinematic exotica.
Lions Gate Films has followed up its acquisition of Paul Schrader's "Affliction" (Daily Variety, April 17) with a deal to distribute Ted Demme's untitled Irish-American working-class drama starring…
Responding to recent accusations that Warner Village Cinemas multiplexes gives inadequate space to Italian releases, Antonio Maldonado, CEO of the newly established national exhibition chain, has…
Mia Farrow and Bonnie Root have joined the cast of Bandeira Entertainment's coming-of-age comedy "Coming Soon."
Films from the U.S. were cold-shouldered in the feature competition but staged a clean sweep of documentary jury prizes at the 13th Turin Intl. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, which wrapped Wednesday…
"High Art," winner of the Waldo Salt screenwriting award at the Sundance Film Festival, has been selected as the opening night attraction for this year's Boston Intl.
Behaviour Distribution has picked up world rights to the upcoming Canuck pic "Four Days," the feature directorial debut from Toronto-based musicvideo helmer Curtis Wehrfritz.
Salma Hayek and Bebe Neuwirth have become the latest thesps to join the cast of Dimension Films' untitled Rodriguez/Williamson project.
Peripatetic writer/actress Carrie Fisher and TV writer Elaine Pope have set up a deal to write an untitled screenplay for Working Title Films, sources said.