Universal Pictures is set to erupt with a pic depicting the final hours of Pompeii, the Roman city buried by volcanic ash in the year A.D. 79.
Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired Mary Elder's wedding comedy pitch "Flower Girl" for Phoenix Pictures and Underground Films to produce.
Jane Garnett has joined Michael London Prods. as a producer to work with Michael London on the development, packaging and production of current and future projects for the company.
Documakers are getting a dose of reality this week, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences notifies finalists in the feature docu category.
James Middleton has returned to Andy Vajna and Mario Kassar's C2 Pictures as senior VP of production. Until recently, Middleton had been senior VP of production and development at Sundance Prods.
Piers Handling is set to step down as director of the Toronto Film Festival, but he will retain his second title as CEO of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival Group.
"Little Kings" of the title are three Italian brothers: Dominic, who's in love with his brother Gino's very pregnant wife; Gino, who's having an affair with another woman; and youngest brother…
Boasting actors out of their depth, an incomprehensible, verbose script, and a single grim location, "Ascension" is a downer from start to finish. Pic posits an apocalyptic future in which a greater…
"AFI's 100 Years ... 100 Songs" will be this year's theme for the American Film Institute's ongoing celebration of 100 years of American movies.
Faced with an increasingly deafening outcry over proposed closures of Mexico's major film institutions, President Vicente Fox has caused confusion by claiming there is no plan to make the cuts.
Jigsaw Entertainment's Nick Murray was named Independent Producer of the Year Wednesday at the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia's annual conference, which runs through Friday.