Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley's Simian Films has tapped Lisa Reeve senior VP of production. She will start Sept. 29.
Joaquin Phoenix has been set to play a condemned man in "Force Majeure," the Propaganda Films drama to be directed by Joseph Reuben from a script by Wesley Strick.
The Sundance Institute is holding a screenplay reading of Josh Kornbluth's "Haiku Tunnel" Monday 22 at 7:30 p.m at L.A.'s Jazz Bakery. Presented in association with Aviator Films, the event is the…
Ben Affleck has inked to pen and star in "Balling the Jack" for New Line Cinema, the studio announced Tuesday.
Fortified by a production budget that has more than tripled during the past year, Italy's leading commercial-TV player, Mediaset, is aggressively going after a slice of the action for…
Producer Andy Vajna, through his post-Cinergi Pictures production shingle AGV Prods., has placed a floor bid of $7.5 million for the film and TV sequel/prequel rights to "The Terminator" and…
Onscreen advertising has been introduced to the handful of Hollywood pictures distributed in China on a revenue-sharing basis.
Hollywood Pictures has resuscitated the moribund spec market with the $2.25 million purchase of M. Night Shyamalan's "Sixth Sense," which carries an automatic greenlight for the scribe to direct…
British exhib ABC Cinemas, the second biggest in the country, is planning to sell 20 of its city center sites, a move forced by competition from new multiplexes.
In a significant ruling that could make obsolete the industry practice of obtaining clearances for the use of names and likenesses in films and TV shows, the California Court of Appeal has upheld a…