Connie Nielsen has been set to replace Monica Bellucci as the female lead in "The Ice Harvest," a Harold Ramis-directed black comedy for Focus Features.
The Battle Group, a management, production and marketing firm, has merged with AniManagement, which reps animators and other creative professionals, to form Quattro Media in a combo portending growth…
Columbia Pictures and Red Wagon's Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher made a deal for screen rights to "Sammy's Hill," a first novel by Kristin Gore, daughter of the former U.S. vice president Al Gore.
A drama centered on a recovering junkie, "Astronauts" is an unpolished gem whose freshness and originality far outweigh its occasional indulgences. Writer-director Santi Amodeo's feature looks free…
Jessica Goodman has been promoted to senior VP of production for Warner Bros. Pictures. She continues to report to Jeff Robinov, president of worldwide production.
Nothing happens. Then a few things sort of happen. Then not much happens some more in Manuel Poirier's "Byways." Ode to attenuated minimalism, in which a father and son inhabit a series of cheap…
Veteran New Line Cinema publicity exec Nicole Kalish has been elevated to VP, national publicity.
Nancy Meyers, who helmed Sony's recent laffer "Something's Gotta Give," has been named director of the year for ShoWest 2004.
Milestone Films has pacted with Sundance Channel to provide exclusive nontheatrical distribution of the four features released to date under the Sundance Film Series banner.
Quebec comedy "Seducing Doctor Lewis," which Wellspring will release in the U.S. in June, leads the race for the Canuck film awards, the Genies, with 11 nods.