Betting that nontraditional advertising will catch on bigtime, Las Vegas-based American Vantage has formed a division to create entertainment for corporate clients. Idea is to develop films, TV shows…
Charlie Matthau has begun directing "Her Minor Thing," an independently financed film featuring Estella Warren, Michael Weatherly, Christian Kane and Rachel Dratch.
Mark Pellington will direct Harrison Ford in "The Wrong Element," a Joe Forte-scripted drama co-financed by Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow Pictures.
The Ruddy Morgan Organization has acquired feature rights to Gerald A. Browne's story about improbable hit men, "Swish Hitters."
Long reluctant to pen his memoirs, Sean Connery has inked a deal with HarperCollins U.K. to write his autobiography.
The eighth annual Resfest will kick off in New York on Sept. 9-12 and then tour more than 30 cities worldwide.
Mythos Studios, the independent filmmaking arm of hot Austin, Texas-based ad agency GSD&M, has begun production on its first documentary feature. Tentatively titled "Slam Channel," pic follows a team…
The eighth Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival opens July 16 with Gabriella Tagliavini's romantic comedy "Ladies' Night," the Mexican blockbuster produced by Disney Latino label Miravista.
Eric Douglas, youngest son of actor Kirk Douglas and half-brother of actor-producer Michael Douglas, was found dead Tuesday July 6 in a Manhattan apartment building. He was 46.
The Hollywood Film Festival will team with the Intl. Documentary Assn. to present screenings and docu-related events at the Oct. 12-18 fest at the ArcLight Theaters.
Indian media production company United Television hit the jackpot with its maiden distribution venture.