Jason Reitman will write and is attached to direct Walter Kirn's novel "Up in the Air" for Montecito.
Former BBC Films topper David Thompson is launching film and TV shingle Origin Pictures. The start-up, which starts operating in June, has inked a first-look development deal with Fremantle Media…
Christian Slater and Cuba Gooding Jr. are toplining Nu Image/Millennium Films' action/comedy "Lies & Illusions."
Moorpark is on the map. The Ventura county town off Highway 118 has been chosen as the site of the largest indie movie studio in the U.S., dubbed Commonwealth Studios.
In a move that may slightly ease Hollywood's strike fears, SAG's decided it will be ready to resume bargaining with the majors in two weeks -- or sooner, if possible.
CGR Cinemas, led by its director, Jocelyn Bouyssy, will be honored as the international exhibitor of the year at this year's Cinema Expo Intl. convention.
The topper of Capitol Films and ThinkFilm maintains that his companies are firmly on track, but there are growing rumblings Stateside about unpaid bills and lawsuits.
Sharon Harel, the former owner of Capitol Films, is getting back into the foreign sales business. Harel, who sold Capitol to David Bergstein in 2006, has launched a new London-based film financing…
Paramount Pictures has tapped Patricia Shin Rockenwagner exec VP of corporate communications.
Jonah Hill is in negotiations to develop a modern-day adaptation of "21 Jump Street" for Columbia Pictures.
Antena 3 Films has come aboard as a financier of Universal Pictures and Working Title Films' untitled Iraq war Green Zone thriller that stars Matt Damon. Paul Greengrass is helming.