In the midst of increasing its output, Village Roadshow Pictures has bolstered its L.A.-based cadre of execs by bringing production maven Michael Lake over from Australia.
Peter Henton, the former VP of production for Showscan, has launched his own company, Dover Films, Inc, which will specialize in creating large format films primarily for location-based entertainment…
New Line Cinema has upped Mary Donovan to executive vice president, publicity and promotions.
Columbia University student Perry Lin is the grand prize winner of IFC2000, the first national student film competition sponsored by the Independent Feature Project and the Independent Film Channel.
Eddie Murphy is set to star in Castle Rock's futuristic action comedy "Pluto Nash," playing a lunar colonist who fights for the space settlement's freedom. Warner Bros. will distrib the pic, which…
Universal Pictures has acquired the feature rights to Susan Avallone's comedy spec "Suicide Bride" for Uni-based Lawrence Gordon Prods.
October Films will hang 10 on the feature rights to surfing legend Jeff Hakman's bio "Mr. Sunset." October will partner with Hakman and his Quicksilver surfwear company to co-finance the low-budget…
Vancouver-based distrib Red Sky Entertainment has inked an exclusive, two-year output deal with New York-based Stratosphere Entertainment, giving Red Sky Canadian rights in all media to the…
Though perhaps best known as an early champion of Amerindie product, the Mill Valley Film Festival this year is going Anglophile -- saluting Brit thesps Helena Bonham Carter and Derek Jacobi with…
Universal and Imagine Films have landed "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" for a live-action feature. Ron Howard will helm with Jim Carrey attached to star, sources say.