As European Capital of Culture 2008, Liverpool will be looking to present itself as a modern, vibrant European city to the extra 2 million visitors expected to arrive next year, and regional screen…
PR firm Insignia has named Erik Bright VP and partner. Bright has been the firm's senior associate for six years.
Jamie Bell is set to join Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber in "Defiance," the Paramount Vantage drama that Ed Zwick has written and will direct this fall.
"Battlestar Galactica" creator Ronald D. Moore will remain in the Peacock universe, inking a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with Universal Media Studios.
Christopher Walken and Alessandro Nivola have signed on for "Five Dollars a Day," a road movie that pits a con artist against his more conservative son.
In a film fest landscape where size seems increasingly to matter, the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival, which runs Aug. 15-26, remains small, frisky and proud of it.
The Edinburgh festival launches two initiatives this year: Trailblazers, a U.K. talent showcase, and the PPG Award for Best Performance in a British Feature Film, sponsored by the Premier Property…
Summit Entertainment, which has reinvented itself as a full-service studio, has hired Geoff Shaevitz as senior VP of production and Michael Schaefer as VP of acquisitions and co-productions.
Andy Garcia, John Cleese, Alfred Molina and Aishwarya Rai are joining Steve Martin in Columbia Pictures/MGM's sequel "The Pink Panther 2." Jean Reno and Emily Mortimer will reprise their roles.