MGM and APG have optioned "Chasing the Dime," the latest novel from bestselling crime writer Michael Connelly.
Production shingle RAW Entertainment has paid low- against mid-six figures to pick up Brandon Bodie Beaver's spec script "Mr. Mysterious," with Simon West's Wychwood Prods. attached to produce.
HBO's "Sex and the City" dominated Directors Guild of America Awards nominations Tuesday, taking three mentions for top comedy TV series, while Fox's "Malcolm in the Middle" and NBC's "Will & Grace"…
Foreign lensing is responsible for an ever-increasing slice of the production pie in Ontario, according to the Ontario Media Development Corporation's (OMDC) annual figures, released Tuesday.
A combo of the lowly Aussie dollar, generous tax rebates introduced last September and world-class studios and support services in Sydney and Queensland continues to make Oz a powerful magnet for…
Richard Brener has been named executive VP of production for New Line Cinema.
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Off-lot feature shoots in Los Angeles fell to deeply depressed levels in January with the upsurge in development not yet translating to actual shooting.
Richard Curtis, Rowan Atkinson, Bridget Jones: The upcoming production slate of Working Title Films is dominated by the return of the biggest money-spinners in the company's history.
Films from Central Europe and, for the first time since the section was introduced, a homegrown Dutch production took the Tiger Awards at the 31st Rotterdam Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Feb. 3…