Troubled Swedish distrib/exhib Astoria Cinemas has sold two of its largest theaters to rival SF Bio in a bid to ensure its survival.
Backend points might be worth something, after all. Veterans of the film and TV trenches have long told war stories about the struggle to collect on their net or gross participations. Now Mark Cuban…
"Superman Returns" was the most honored film and "Heroes" took top honors among TV shows at the 33rd annual Saturn Awards.
Signifying that its domain has expanded far beyond the primetime walls, Fox's marketing department has morphed into an inhouse ad agency to be called Fox Infinity.
Paramount Vantage and producer Nick Wechsler have optioned "A Good and Happy Child," a novel by Justin Evans that's about to be published by Crown imprint Shaye Areheart Books.
Senator Entertainment has tapped Gregor Jordan ("Ned Kelly") to direct ensemble drama "The Informers," adapted from Bret Easton Ellis' 1995 novel.
Dutch producer John De Mol is reviving famed British horror studio Hammer Film Prods., which built its name on a string of pics released in the 1950s and 1960s under the Hammer House of Horror label.
Jeff Katz and John Fox have joined 20th Century Fox as VPs of production. Both will report to TCF co-presidents Emma Watts and Alex Young.
As if documaker Michael Moore didn't already have a marketing campaign lined up for the imminent Cannes bow of his latest work, "Sicko," the Bush administration and its allies have handed him one on…
Fox Atomic has set a June start date for "The Rocker," a comedy that will star Rainn Wilson as a failed drummer who gets a second shot at fame. Peter Cattaneo ("The Full Monty") will direct.
Francis Ford Coppola's highly anticipated "Youth Without Youth" will world preem in an unspecified slot at the RomeFilmFest's second edition in October.