The Film Consortium can begin tapping into British lottery funds. The franchisee, comprising several indie U.K. producers, is led by Scala Prods.' Nik Powell and Stephen Woolley and backed with money…
After five years as co-chairmen of Sony/Loews Theatres, Jim Loeks and Barrie Lawson Loeks are stepping down. Loews president Travis Reid will lead the 907-screen circuit, the nation's ninth-largest.
Brit thesp Jeremy Northam is set to star opposite Sharon Stone in Sidney Lumet's remake of "Gloria" for Mandalay Entertainment.
Ayn Rand's 1936 novel "We the Living" has been optioned by Chicago-based Rosenblum Prods., run by lawyer-producer Marvin J. Rosenblum.
Strand Releasing is poised to pick up U.S. rights to John Duigan's "Lawn Dogs," fresh from the pic's award-winning outing at the Montreal Film Festival.
Oscar-nominated thesp Kathleen Quinlan, last seen in "Breakdown" and "Event Horizon," will star opposite John Travolta in "A Civil Action" for Touchstone Pictures under Steven Zaillian's helm…
The 45th San Sebastian Film Festival has announced its full Official Section lineup, as well as the Sept. 25 world premiere of one of the most eagerly awaited Spanish films of the year, Alex de la…
One of Hollywood's top moguls is fueling Hungary's multiplex boom.
Expanding his production oversight to include adult-targeted fare, Walt Disney Pictures prexy David Vogel will take over as president of Hollywood Pictures effective immediately, releasing an…
Brendan Fraser, tropically hot off the nearly $100 million domestic perf of "George of the Jungle," has inked to star in "Blast From the Past" for New Line Cinema, the studio confirmed Monday.
The Hollywood studios and independent film companies need to borrow a few pages from each other's scripts, Phoenix Pictures chairman Mike Medavoy told entertainment execs Monday.