The Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival has announced that Jeff Barbakow will head the board of directors for its 2007 festival.
Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment will issue the original, theatrical version of the "Star Wars" trilogy for the first time on DVD Sept. 12.
"M:I3" roared off to a whammo start Wednesday in eight territories around Asia, grossing over $2.6 million on opening day.
France's StudioCanal has acquired Optimum Releasing, the U.K. distrib founded seven years ago by Will Clarke. Optimum is one of the leading players in the U.K. specialized biz, but its takeover by…
Will Smith is looking to start work this summer on the Francis Lawrence-directed "I Am Legend," a move that would give Warner Bros. a big summer 2007 tentpole. Pic originally wasn't supposed to get…
The Weinstein Co. has snapped up all international rights to "Wordplay," the crossword puzzle docu directed by Patrick Creadon and screening at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Mark Gill told Daily Variety on Wednesday that he and Warner Bros. Pictures prexy of production Jeff Robinov -- his direct boss -- had "irreparably divergent views" as to the course Warner…
Tributes to John Wayne, Carol Reed and Canuck animation maestro Norman McLaren are among programs set for the Cannes Classic program, announced Wednesday.
Is the Marvel Comics cult favorite Silver Surfer finally about to catch a wave with "Fantastic Four 2"? The Surfer is on course to become a linchpin in the sequel Fox is readying for a July 4, 2007…
Parker Posey, Gena Rowlands, Jeanne Moreau and Drea de Matteo will topline helmer Zoe Cassavetes' debut "Broken English" for HDNet Films. HDNet is the production arm of Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner's…
Buena Vista Intl. has struck a theatrical releasing deal in Vietnam with new local company MegaStar. Outfit kicks off with releases of "Eight Below" and "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch…