Hollywood production house Defcon Pictures has become the first foreign company to enter into a long-term film co-production deal in China.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America's Rating Appeals Board Tuesday upheld the R rating initially given to Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11."
"The Passion of the Christ" landed Icon its first Nielsen EDI Gold Reel for passing the $100 million mark worldwide at Cinema Expo 2004 where Buena Vista Intl. scooped most honors and attendees…
Vet Spanish sales exec Mercedes Borruel has announced a first slate of pics at her new international sales and co-production company, El Retiro Producciones.
Marion Pilowsky, former head of international production at Myriad Pictures, has teamed with industry vet Colin Leventhal to launch Priority Pictures. Shingle aims to develop, finance and produce…
Fox 2000 Pictures has inked a distribution deal with independent producer Phoenix Pictures to release its thriller "Black Autumn," to be helmed by current DGA prexy Michael Apted.
Nina Sadowsky, Meg Ryan's producing partner in Prufrock Pictures and former president of Stewart Till's Signpost, has started a second career -- as a screenwriter.
Cecchi Gori Pictures has set Carl Lund to write and Steve Ramser to direct "Il Sorpasso," a remake of the 1962 Dino Risi-directed European road trip film.
Warner Bros. has set Diane Lane to star in "Must Love Dogs," written and to be directed by Gary David Goldberg. The romantic comedy starts shooting Sept. 27.
Kevin Bacon and Colin Firth have signed on to star in Atom Egoyan's next pic, "Somebody Loves You," produced by Robert Lantos' Serendipity Point Films.