After helping to pluck the heated negotiations between Bob and Harvey Weinstein and the Walt Disney Co. out of the fire last year, it seems WMA CEO Jim Wiatt has repeated the feat, moonlighting as a…
Mexican scribe Guillermo Arriaga is producing his first film, "El bufalo de noche" (The Night Buffalo), adapted from his novel of the same name, starring Diego Luna.
Colombian thesp Catalina Sandino Moreno has been cast in Antoni Cuadri's historical adventure pic, "The Heart of the Earth."
Disney is following other majors in setting up direct operations in Russia's rapidly expanding market.
Walden Media will co-finance Mandate Pictures' "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium," the directorial debut of Zach Helm, which stars Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman and Jason Bateman.
Juliette Binoche will star alongside Steve Carell in "Dan in Real Life," the Touchstone romantic comedy to be directed by Peter Hedges.
Palm Pictures, the indie banner of Island Records founder Chris Blackwell, has picked up domestic and Caribbean rights to "13 Tzameti," the black-and-white thriller that won Sundance's world cinema…
Bristol Bay Prods. has come on board to fully finance "The Great Buck Howard," the Colin Hanks-Tom Hanks magician comedy.
Ken Watanabe will star in Clint Eastwood's "Red Sun, Black Sand," the Japanese companion piece to his Iwo Jima drama "Flags of Our Fathers."
Hollywood spent more money marketing movies that were seen by fewer people. In advance of ShoWest, which begins next week in Las Vegas, the Motion Picture Assn. of America issued its market…