MGM has upped Jeff Killingsworth to executive veep of media.
Unitel Pictures has acquired U.S. and world theatrical rights to Ramona S. Diaz's doc feature "Imelda."
Minor-key drama about loss, adjustment and the fragile yet enduring bonds of family represents an accomplished debut for writer-director Josh Sternfeld. TV popularity of thesps Anthony LaPaglia and…
Focus Features drama "The Door in the Floor," starring Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger, will make its East Coast premiere June 18 at the Nantucket Film Festival, attended by writer-director Todd…
Wolfgang Petersen's highly telescoped rendition of the Trojan War lurches ahead in fits and starts for much of its hefty running time. Warner Bros. will have to hope that foreign biz will…
Alliance Atlantis Motion Picture Distribution, the Canadian parent of U.K. distrib Momentum Pictures, has agreed to buy Spanish indie Aurum Prods. for E45 million ($54.5 million), as the first step…
"The Passion of the Christ" commanded a respectable $2.5 million in its first three days in Japan, its final major market.
Sales house Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights to "Hay motivo" (There's Good Cause), a composite agitprop pic made by 33 helmers that criticized contempo Spain under Jose…
French sales and financing company Wild Bunch has taken worldwide rights outside Spain on "Cargo," a thriller written by longtime Ken Loach scribe Paul Laverty.
Czech stars Karel Roden ("Hellboy") and Ana Geislerova ("Zelary") are toplining English-lingo black comedy "Shut Up and Shoot Me," a co-production from U.K.-based Storitel and the Czech Republic's…
France's new culture minister, Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres, has pledged to reform state funding to boost the film and TV industry and to support original productions.