Finland's biggest film production company, MRP Matila Rohr Productions, is joining forces with Nordisk Film, one of Scandinavia's film biz giants.
Hollywood's female and minority writers have seen little progress in job opportunities during the past seven years and remain underrepresented, a new Writers Guild of America West report shows.
Amid rampant rumors that Daniel Craig was firmly in the crosshairs to play the next 007 in "Casino Royale," Warner Bros. has made a deal to mount a movie about James Bond creator Ian Fleming.
Paramount Pictures has signed on as DreamWorks' dance partner for "Dreamgirls," the Bill Condon-directed adaptation of the stage musical. The studios will co-finance the film, a thinly veiled telling…
Luke Flynn will play his grandfather Errol in "In Like Flynn," a film that tells the story of his pre-Hollywood adventures on the high seas. Scripted by Flynn, Corey Large and Kyle Kramer from…
Walden Media has tapped scribe John Hodge to adapt "The Dark Is Rising" based on Susan Cooper's book series. Feature project is set up with Marc Platt.
Continuing to try to make pre-show ad reels more palatable for moviegoers, Screenvision is partnering with E! Networks to produce monthly Hollywood gossip segments to include in its programming. Move…
Helmer Robert Mandel has been tapped as dean of the American Film Institute Conservatory. Mandel, a graduate of AFI in 1979, has helmed "School Ties," "FX," "Big Shots" and "The Substitute."
John Singleton has been selected to receive the Kodak Award at the upcoming ShowEast confab in Orlando, Fla. Honor will be handed out at the Coca-Cola Final Night Banquet and Awards Ceremony Oct. 27…
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Sherwood "Woody" Omens to receive the 2006 ASC Presidents Award. Kudos, honoring individuals who have made "exceptional contributions to advancing…
Talent agent and concert promoter Click Stars has snapped up all U.S. rights to "April Snow," the Korean meller with Asian superstar Bae Yong-joon that has grossed $21 million in Japan in three weeks.