Paramount Classics has broken the acquisitions drought at this year's Venice Intl. Film Festival by sealing a multiterritory deal including North America for French director Patrice Leconte's…
Indie producer/distributor Gold Circle Films ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") will fully finance and produce mid-budget indie thriller "Broken," from first-time feature writer-director Sean Ellis.
Rod Lurie ("The Contender") will rewrite and direct James Manos' script "The Angel of Death" for Disney-based Spyglass Entertainment.
Eight days before its scheduled release, 20th Century Fox has pushed back the opening of its crime-actioner "The Transporter" to Oct. 11.
Comeback kid Robert Evans said Tuesday he's working on a followup to his autobiographical docu, "The Kid Stays in the Picture."
Privately financed Echo Lake Prods. has launched World Visions, a production and financing program of English-language films to be helmed by international directors.
Many figured tough economic conditions in the film biz might put a damper on this year's Toronto Intl. Film Festival. But the Canuck fest kicked off in upbeat fashion Thursday with organizers only…
The Tribeca Film Institute has issued a call for scripts with scientific or technological themes, as part of its partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Homegrown thesps Rosie Perez and John Turturro have been tapped to co-host the IFP/New York Gotham Awards.
The 21st Vancouver film fest will close with Todd Haynes' Venice fest hit "Far From Heaven," starring Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid.
Wild Side, the video distribution subsid of France's Bac Majestic, agreed to pay Miramax more than $2 million Thursday in a legal wrangle between the two former partners.