The New South Wales government is bumping up its annual investment in films from $1.2 million to $2.6 million.
In what may be a star-making role, a virtually unknown, Juilliard-trained Gotham legit thesp named Lynn Collins has landed the leading role of Portia in Michael Radford's adaptation of "The Merchant…
German film group Advanced Medien has spun off its U.S. film production subsidy, Unified Film Organization, to Media Entertainment Funding, the German arm of giant entertainment lender Comerica…
Tom Cruise, who became a global star in "Top Gun," wants to return to the skies. He's taxiing into position to play Billy Fiske, the first American pilot killed fighting the Germans in World War II.
Penelope Cruz is in negotiations to star in Crusader Entertainment's "Sahara" opposite Matthew McConaughey.
Rick Berg has ankled his post as head of the Writers & Artists lit department to launch a management division for Neverland Films, the financing and production company founded by Al Corley, Bart…
"Roger Dodger" director Dylan Kidd has set Topher Grace and Laura Linney as the leads in his new romantic comedy "P.S." Filming begins Sept. 27 in New York.
Arthur Cohen, president of worldwide marketing for Paramount's motion picture group since October 1989, abruptly exited his post Tuesday.
Jessica Alba ("Dark Angel") is poised to join Paul Walker and play the female lead in "Into the Blue," the MGM/Mandalay Pictures drama that director John Stockwell will shoot in the Cayman Islands…
Andres Vicente Gomez's Lolafilms has inked with director-cum-thesp Santiago Segura for Segura, Spain's biggest B.O. draw, to topline in a three-movie gross-out comedy franchise initiated by "Isi Disi…
Eddie Griffin has joined the cast of Franchise Pictures' "The Wendell Baker Story," penned by Luke Wilson, who's co-directing with brother Andrew Wilson.