Four new wide releases are arriving this languorous late August weekend. Miramax finally releases Chinese martial arts dazzler "Hero" at 2,031 playdates. Sony has two films, the Screen Gems snake…
Pierre Menahem's Paris-based sales company Momento! has acquired all international rights outside Italy to "Private," the drama of a Palestinian family trapped at home by Israeli soldiers that was…
Fortress Entertainment principals Patrick Rizzotti and Brett Forbes will partner with Basil Iwanyk's Thunder Road Prods. to produce "Bull," based on the true story of three celebrated bull riders.
Nickelodeon Movies has promoted Damon Ross and Ramsey Ann Naito to VP slots, where both will oversee day-to-day development and feature production and report to senior VP Julia Pistor.
Sandra Bullock has withdrawn from the cast of "Prime," a Stratus Films-financed feature that was to have begun shooting Sept. 7 with Bullock starring as a successful thirtysomething woman who…
After a decade at DreamWorks, chief operating officer Helene Hahn, one of the industry's top-ranked female executives and a business partner and consultant to DreamWorks principal partner Jeffrey…
Paramount has made a mid-six against seven-figure rights deal for "Curly Oxide and Vic Thrill," a film that will be scripted by Tina Fey for producers Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn.
Paradigm is expected to close its purchase of Writers & Artists Group Intl. by the end of the week, but partner Marti Blumenthal has made it clear that she won't be making the move.
Frank Chiocchi has been tapped exec VP of creative advertising at Universal Pictures.
First Look Media and ContentFilm have called off their intended merger. Both sides called off talks during the due diligence process.