An electrical short circuit is being blamed for a fire at Rome's Cinecitta Studios backlot that claimed part of the set of HBO's "Rome" but caused little other damage, leaving the sprawling…
Kinowelt Intl. has acquired the film catalogue of defunct sales company Cine-International Filmvertrieb.
Peter Possne, CEO of Swedish production and distribution company Sonet Film, is ankling to try something new.
Bold Films is climbing into "The Hole," buying the horror spec by Mark L. Smith ("Vacancy") and setting it up as a co-production between Bold and Benderspink.
Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Olivia Thirlby and Method Man have been cast in Occupant Films comedy "The Wackness."
Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to Oni Press' comicbook series "Maintenance," for McG's Wonderland Sound & Vision to produce and for the helmer to possibly direct.
If Mark Cuban has his way, Brian De Palma's forthcoming Iraq war movie "Redacted" will be available to digital subscribers two or three weeks before the pic reaches the multiplexes.
Anne Hathaway will lead an ensemble cast in Jonathan Demme's "Dancing With Shiva" for Sony Classics.
New Regency is close to a deal with the Mark Gordon Co. to adapt "Voltron: Defender of the Universe" into a live-action film.
Marvel Studios is setting Matthew Vaughn to direct "Thor," based on the Marvel Comics character. Marvel is aiming for a pre-strike production start this winter.