Hyde Park Entertainment has purchased "Running Out of Time," a mystery-thriller pitch with an e-mail hook, from writer Michael Wright ("Dangerous Attraction") for low- against mid-six figures.
Thirteen-year-old Nikki Webster, whose solo performance at the opening ceremonies in Sydney helped kick off this year's Olympic Games, is set to star in the African adventure film "Vanilla Gorilla"…
Matthew Warchus has inked with George Lane of the William Morris Agency. The director continues to be repped in the U.K. by Hamilton-Esper.
The movie that made Web marketing a mainstay is at it again. But this time, instead of whispering its message, Artisan Entertainment has decided to scream.
In the first American Dogma 95 production overseen by Lars von Trier's Zentropa Prods., James Merendino ("SLC Punk") has directed "Amerikana," starring Michael Goorjian ("SLC Punk") and James Duval…
Alcon Entertainment has acquired the rights to produce two projects: "The Alchemist," a political spy action-thriller, and the dramatic comedy "A Little Love," based on the novel by C.C. Medina. Both…
After 22 years of feisty independence, J&M Entertainment, the U.K.'s oldest film sales company, has been sold to IN-motion, a little-known German media group, for $18.5 million.
Dimension Films has scared up the rights to "Park Avenue Ghost," a comedy pitch to be scripted by Peter Wortmann and Bob Conte. The film is being conjured up as a potential vehicle for Rupert Everett…
Publishing and TV exec John Gibbons has taken up the post of CEO at Aurum, Spain's second-biggest indie pic distributor and, over the past year, one of its largest mainstream producers.
Great reviews and powerful word of mouth propelled the world preem of UIP's "Billy Elliot" to impressive numbers in Great Britain.
A strike by civic workers here could soon affect film and television production and bring the curtain down on the three city-run playhouses.