Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to Andre Techine's "The Witnesses" from UGC International. Pic, which had its international premiere at this year's Berlin Film Fest, is about a group of…
Isaiah Washington ("Grey's Anatomy") will topline indie thriller "The Least of These," written and directed by Nathan Scoggins. Project is produced by James Duke and Number 3 Films in conjunction…
Fox 2000 has optioned screenwriter Tom Rob Smith's debut novel "Child 44" for Ridley Scott to direct and the filmmaker's Scott Free banner to produce. There were at least two other bidders for the…
National Geographic Films is looking to score a goal for Michael Apted's soccer docu "The Power of the Game," which preems at the Tribeca Film Fest on April 28.
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired screen rights to the upcoming fantasy novel "The Seems," and has set it as a directing and producing vehicle for "Night at the Museum" helmer Shawn Levy.
"Monty Python's Spamalot" and "Doubt" took home the honors for road productions of a new musical and a new play, respectively, at the 2007 Touring Broadway Awards.
With the Cannes Film Fest set to unveil official selections Thursday, the lineup is firming up, with a heavy American presence (including pics by Abel Ferrara, William Friedkin and Gregg Araki) and…
In what could be a game-changing development in the online entertainment biz, Electronic Arts is partnering with European-based TV format producer Endemol in a creative partnership dubbed Virtual Me…
Chinese superstar Chow Yun-fat has dropped out of John Woo's mega-budget "Red Cliff" only three days into shooting. Producer and Woo's partner in Lion Rock Entertainment Terence Chang told Variety…
Twentieth Century Fox TV Distribution has licensed its format "Beauty and the Geek" to TF1 in France. Production will begin immediately on eight episodes that will debut this fall. The French version…
Intermedia Films has launched an international sales and distribution company headed by current First Look Intl. president Stuart Ford. The as-yet-unnamed company, based in Los Angeles and London…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History