Screenwriter Richard Curtis will be honored with the humanitarian nod at the annual BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards, to be held Nov. 1.
The Halcyon Co. has inked a three- year first-look deal for all the works by sci-fi scribe Philip K. Dick that have not previously been adapted.
The harsh rhetoric surrounding the WGA negotiations plus the guild's recent move to seek strike authorization have convinced execs that the threat of a Nov. 1 strike may be very real.
Bud Ekins, a champion motorcyclist who performed the hair-raising stunt in "The Great Escape," died of natural causes on Oct. 6 in Los Angeles.
Harvey Weinstein and Paul Haggis have been added to the increasingly high-powered lineup at Abu Dhabi's inaugural Middle East Film Festival, set to unspool Oct. 14-19.
Jonathan Kadin has been upped to senior veep of production at Columbia Pictures.
City Lights has turned a little greener with the acquisition of environmentally themed doc "Everything's Cool: A Toxic Comedy About Global Warming."
The San Luis Cine Intl. Festival has signed Geraldine Chaplin as jury prexy for its first edition, which unspools Nov. 16-25.Director David Cronenberg and actor Viggo Mortensen will be at the fest…
Pangea Day, a global event to bring people together through the power of film, was unveiled Monday at Mipcom by helmer Jehane Noujaim and Chris Anderson, curator of the Technology Entertainment and…
Korean tradition has it that a good fright is the best way to fend off the summer heat. So it's the rare Korean producer who doesn't try to time the release of a horror film for between June and…
Depending on your perspective, rain either has energized the Pusan festival or has put a real damper on things over the past few days. From screenings to parties to cab lines, storms have played with…