Russia's latest highly promoted local actioner, the nuclear espionage drama "Apocalypse Code," had an explosive first weekend at the local B.O.
BAFTA is to bestow its highest honor, the fellowship, on Yank vidgame pioneer Will Wright, the first time the org has given the award to someone from the games biz.
The Scientific and Technical Academy Awards Demonstrations will take place Oct. 16, with presentations made for seven of the 15 devices currently considered for the 2007 Oscar.
Paul Campbell, Andy Griffith, Doris Roberts, Liz Sheridan, Clint Howard and Marla Sokoloff will star in indie pic "Play the Game."
Tobe Hooper will direct the feature adaptation of Stephen King's novel "From a Buick 8."
You win some, you lose some. On a day in which CAA signed "3:10 to Yuma" director James Mangold and his Tree Line Films partner Cathy Konrad, the percentery parted company with longtime agent David…
CodeBlack Entertainment has launched production on docu "Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy."
Lifetime is moving to corner the market in first network windows of women-oriented theatricals, locking up "No Reservations," "The Nanny Diaries" and "The Jane Austen Book Club."
Warner Independent has optioned "An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England" for John Wells Prods. to produce.
In a seven-figure pitch deal, Columbia Pictures has acquired "Empire," a drama that John Logan will write for Michael Mann to direct and Will Smith to topline.
Astrablu Media has acquired the assets of the late Just Betzer's estate, which includes a film library containing titles such as the 1988 Oscar-winning foreign-language film "Babette's Feast."