Miguel Ferrer has been added to the cast of Paramount's remake of "The Manchurian Candidate" starring Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep and Liev Schreiber.
Icon Film Distribution and Warner Home Video have picked up theatrical and homevideo distribution rights in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand to HBO Films' "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers,"…
Kenneth Williams has been upped to prexy and CEO of John Malone's post-production conglom Ascent Media Group. In addition to the prexy stripes, Williams assumes the CEO rank from Bill Fitzgerald.
The Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting has teamed with real estate firm Douglas Elliman to launch online service Locations.
The studios' specialty divisons offered an olive branch to MPAA chief Jack Valenti on Wednesday, advancing a number of compromises that could facilitate acceptance on at least a limited ban on Oscar…
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San Rafael-based exhib Century Theaters announced the promotion of chief operating officer David Shesgreen to president Wednesday, with chief exec Raymond Syufy taking on the additional title of…
The Tribeca Film Festival has set dates for its third edition, and announced a call for screenplay submissions to the Tribeca/Sloan development program for feature projects with a scientific or…
Well-structured docu captures the moving tribute to George Harrison held at Royal Albert Hall a year to the day after his untimely demise. With a focus that owes much to the firm hand of Eric…
Bollywood film vet Amitabh Bachchan is relaunching his entertainment company Amitabh Bachchan Corp. and has announced its first project, an unnamed Hindi-lingo pic in collaboration with Mumbai-based…
Sylvia Chang ("Forever and Ever," "Eat Man Drink Woman") will star alongside TV chef Martin Yan ("Yan Can Cook") in a first-time feature written and directed by Kenneth Bi.