New Line Cinema has bought an untitled pitch for Katherine Laupot to write and Contrafilms partners Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson to produce. New Line veep Michelle Weiss will supervise the paranoid…
Mira Nair has teamed with "Bringing Down the House" scribe Jason Filardi on "Gangsta M.D.," a Bollywood remake that's been set up at 20th Century Fox.
Singer-thesp Usher will take on his first dramatic vehicle with Lions Gate Films' "Dying for Dolly," while MGM is trying to line up another Usher project with "Step in the Name of Love."
In a protracted game of musical chairs among international marketing mavens, Nigel Clark is joining London-based United Intl. Pictures as exec VP, international marketing, as of Jan. 4.
The Actors' Fund of America has dedicated the lobby of its Hollywood offices to publicists Dale Olson and Eugene Harbin.
Jack Valenti will be honored tonight with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of Germany during a special ceremony and black-tie dinner at the Washington residence of the German ambassador to…
With the clock ticking on 2004, Sony is already staking out 2006 and declaring when summer will begin. The studio has selected May 19, 2006, for the worldwide release of tentpole pic "The Da Vinci…
The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have set next Monday as the launch for potentially contentious film and TV contract negotiations with studios and…
In a first-of-its-kind deal, Warner Bros. will provide such hits as "The Matrix Revolutions" and "Mystic River" via broadband connections in Europe. Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution recently signed…
Mike Leigh's abortion drama "Vera Drake" swept the board at the seventh British Independent Film Awards on Tuesday evening, winning six prizes including film, director and actress honors for Imelda…
New films by Thomas Vinterberg, Don Roos, John Maybury, Rebecca Miller, Hal Hartley, Michael Hoffman, Kevin Bacon and Mike Binder are among the 24 titles set to unspool in the Premieres section of…