First Independent Pictures has acquired North American rights to "Edmond," written by David Mamet. Wild Bunch acquired international rights on the title, which recently wrapped production under the…
Moritz de Hadeln, the recently appointed head of the Spectra-run New Montreal FilmFest, said Thursday that a top priority will be building bridges with Hollywood.
Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Robert De Niro and Amazon.com topper Jeff Bezos announced Thursday that the giant online retailer is hosting a short-film competition in connection with the fest.
Tom Rothman, co-chairman of Fox Themed Entertainment, and writer-producer Stephen J. Cannell will be honored with life career nods at the 31st annual Saturn Awards. The Academy of Science Fiction…
Comedies will be the key this weekend at the nation's theaters with a pair of high-profile openers: Disney and Spyglass' Vin Diesel starrer "The Pacifier," at 3,131 playdates, squares off against…
Gilles Porte, co-helmer of the Cesar winner for first film, "When the Tide Comes In," raised a ruckus Thursday because the pic has not been re-released since winning its Gallic laurel.
Reopening its funding faucet after nearly two years, Italy's Culture Ministry has disbursed e13.5 million ($17.7 million) in production subsidies to eight pics including John Boorman's "Memoirs of…
Bob and Harvey Weinstein may be taking the Dimension Films name with them, but the people who run Dimension day to day have other scenarios in mind.
Paramount Pictures and MTV Films have signed a two-year first-look deal with Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa and their Bona Fide Prods. shingle. The duo previously produced "Election" and "The Wood" for…
Ending a bidding war with DreamWorks and several other studios, Universal is understood to have paid $900,000 against $1.25 million for playwright Stephen Belber's first spec script, "The Power of…
New Line Cinema has set Christopher Hampton to adapt Susanna Clarke's novel "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell." Tale concerns a magician and his apprentice who use their powers in the war against…