Brit media mogul Chris Wright has bought a majority stake in Portman Film & TV, the sales boutique behind pics "Saving Grace" and "Bloody Sunday."
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the rights to "Slanted and Enchanted" for Chris Columbus' 1492 to produce. Columbus is developing and is attached to direct.
All the attention turned on tonight's presidential debate in Coral Gables, Fla., reinforces the fact that the presidential campaign is taking place far, far away from the 310 area code.
Just For Variety -- GOOD MORNING: The show must go on -- especially if it's the opening of a new theater. This date for tonight's gala bow of the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City had long been set…
It's a rare thing these days for Zhang Yimou to play second fiddle to another Chinese director. The "Hero" helmer has become a poster boy for the Chinese film industry since busting domestic box…
Twentieth Century Fox is partnering with German financier IMF on a new film fund to raise e150 million ($185 million) exclusively for the studio's use.
Twentieth Century Fox has taken pan-Latin American rights to Alejandro Amenabar's Venice honoree "The Sea Inside" in a deal inked with sales company Sogepaq.
The Tamil film industry, based in the Southern city of Chennai, went on a one-day strike Thursday to draw attention to rampant video piracy.
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up world rights to Michael Herbig's hit sci-fi spoof "(T)Raumschiff Surprise." Having so far garnered E51 million ($63 million) at the local box office, pic has become…
The best Nordic documentary prize at the Nordic Panorama Five Cities fest has been jointly awarded to two films; "Father to Son" by Visa Koiso-Kanttila and "Rocket Brothers" by Kasper Torsting.