Now what's all this jazz about the suave Cary Grant playing Buffalo Bill in Mervyn LeRoy's "Cowboys and Indians"? "I'm not playing Buffalo Bill," Grant laughs.
Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based int'l sales house Fortissimo has picked up rights to upcoming Jan Schuette movie "Love Comes Lately," which will preem in next month's Toronto fest.
Senator Entertainment has signed stuntwoman-turned-thesp Zoe Bell to star in an as yet untitled bigscreen action-adventure penned by Sarah Thorp.
Spanish pubcaster TVE has created a new San Sebastian Film Fest prize, the Another Look award, which will be granted to a film at the festival "focusing on issues central to a woman's world…
HBO is continuing its push into the genre that might be called election drama, acquiring "Run Granny Run," a docu about a 94-year-old politician that won the audience award this year at SXSW.
Plum Pictures is starting production on "Trucker," an independently-financed drama that stars Michelle Monaghan, Nathan Fillion, Benjamin Bratt, Joey Lauren Adams and Jimmy Bennett.
Warner Independent has elevated Richard Gold to creative executive for production.
Helmer Roland Emmerich is boarding a remake of the 1966 sci-fi pic "Fantastic Voyage" for 20th Century Fox.
A week after becoming effectively Sweden's sole exhib, SF Bio is setting its plans for what remains of the Astoria Cinemas chain that it bought out.
Sid Ganis has been re-elected to his third term as prexy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
For better or for worse, the record-breaking run at the summer box office has dramatically raised the bar for just how high Hollywood can fly.