The world preem of Warner Independent Pictures' Truman Capote biopic "Infamous" will open Horizons, the Venice Film Festival section dedicated to cutting-edge cinema, on Aug. 31.
Fortissimo Films, the Hong Kong- and Amsterdam-based sales agency, has picked up rights to four movies by U.S. arthouse guru Hal Hartley.
Spanish distributor DeAPlaneta has picked up all Spanish rights to the Nicolas Cage gangster thriller "Bangkok Dangerous," sold by Initial Entertainment Group.
Online video company Guba is the latest to jump on the Hollywood bandwagon, pacting with Warner Bros. to sell and rent movies and TV shows on its Web site.
Lee Ginsberg has been promoted to VP of motion picture publicity at Block-Korenbrot Public Relations. Ginsberg has been at Block-Korenbrot since 2003. Praisery also has added Rebecca Fisher and Lisa…
"The Devil Wears Prada" director David Frankel and writer Aline Brosh McKenna will dip into the chick lit pool once again. The two are reteaming to adapt the bestseller "I Don't Know How She Does It"…
While producer Scott Rudin continues his slow transition away from Paramount to a new deal at Disney, he has found a new president in company veteran Mark Roybal. Roybal replaces Scott Aversano as…
Producer Laurence Mark has hired David Blackman as senior VP at his Sony-based Laurence Mark Prods. Mark also elevated staffer Brian Schornak from story editor to development director.
The crowd that gathered at the IFC Center for the ACLU's screening of Michael Winterbottom's "The Road to Guantanamo" was more civil liberties lawyers than celebs -- but the real stars of the evening…
The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. will hold its 32nd annual film achievement awards ceremony on Jan. 14.