Mickey Liddell will make his directorial debut on the thriller "She Lived," produced by his Liddell Entertainment banner, with shooting to begin next month in Los Angeles.
Disney's Buena Vista TV has sold "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" to USA Network for a license fee of about $28 million in the network window.
Lionsgate expects to see big business from its new private equity partnership, even though it will push the indie studio into the red.
Hollywood is easing up on the pyrotechnics after a May for the ages, offering a trio of openers with R ratings, modest theater counts and expectations to match.
Bollywood is getting a boost through Joost. Saavn, a New York-based content provider of Hindi films, TV shows and musicvids, has inked with the Internet platform to stream its vast library.
The Weinstein Co. has tapped Renee Witt senior VP of production. Witt, who will be based in Gotham, will work closely with Harvey Weinstein, co-prexy of production Michael Cole, and writers and…
Rogue has elevated Alex Heineman to VP of production and Andrew Deutschman to creative executive. Promotions come as Rogue continues to accelerate its 2008 development slate.
New Haven's Long Wharf Theater and Goodspeed Opera House led the legit kudos from the Connecticut Critics Circle. Long Wharf took four awards, including the play nod for "Uncle Vanya," while…
Sony has expanded the creative advertising duties of Tommy Gargotta to incorporate global launches, a growing focus for the conglom.
How about this for a bargain basement? Sammy Davis Jr., guesting in "I Dream of Jeannie" on Columbia's Stage 14, was setting such high wah-wah marks on the sound meter, it prevented "The Monkees"…
Swedish distribs have been mopping up Cannes buzz titles.