Writer-thesp Danny Hoch ("White Boys") has pulled off an acquisition in reverse. More than a year after Stratosphere Entertainment picked up his film "Jails, Hospitals & Hip-hop," the adaptation of…
MGM's "Hannibal" takes a big bite out of the domestic distribution pie this weekend, as the sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs" opens in a studio-record 3,230 locations with 4,900 screens.
Amsterdam and Hong Kong-based sales company Fortissimo has picked up international sales rights to Jesse Peretz's digital feature, "The Chateau," which preemed at last week's Rotterdam Film Fest.
Miramax has upped Steven Hutensky to executive vice president for business and legal affairs.
Karen Spiegel has been upped to VP corporate communications for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Nominations for the 73rd annual Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday at 5:30 a.m. by Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Robert Rehme and fellow Acad officer and Oscar winner Kathy…
Still cobbling together its financing, Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium shingle has preemptively purchased "The Dead Crew," a sci-fi pitch from Ken and Jim Wheat ("Pitch Black").
Australia's Victoria state film body Cinemedia and its production arm Film Victoria are being investigated amid allegations of nepotism and credit card abuse by senior bureaucrats.
Miramax Films and Offline Releasing have partnered to distribute Gallic Oscar contender "The Taste of Others."
Let the summer jockeying begin. Universal has moved up the release date one week on its sequel to 1999's hit "The Mummy," slotting "The Mummy Returns" to open May 4. In doing so, U theoretically has…
The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival announced its roster of films for competition in its third annual film program. The lineup will include 20 features and 25 shorts, with an accent on indie and foreign…