Focus Features will handle foreign sales for Zhang Yimou's latest martial arts actioner, "House of Flying Daggers."
Anne Bancroft has signed on to star in "Spanglish" for Columbia Pictures and helmer-producer James L. Brooks.
Paramount Pictures has decided to investigate "The Sleeping Detective," buying a pitch for mid-six figures from writer-director Wayne Kramer for Leonard Goldberg to produce.
Exec trivia: Started as a BV retail salesman in Philadelphia in 1982. The basics: Maguire’s a Disney lifer, almost all of it on the home entertainment side. He rose through the company until he took…
Exec trivia: As a rookie manager, Cavallo helped launch The Lovin’ Spoonful. The basics: Cavallo’s a longtime music biz wunderkind, having enjoyed successful stints as a nightclub owner and personal…
Exec trivia: Bruckheimer worked as an art director/commercial producer for agency BBD&O in the ’60s. The basics: One of the most prolific producers in history, Bruckheimer now runs a dominant feature…
Exec trivia: Started with General Cinema as a buyer in 1973. The Basics: Viane has run BV distribution since 1999, responsible for all sales and distribution operations in North America for all…
Exec trivia: Jacobson debuted as a story reader for the “Disney Sunday Movie” in 1987. The Basics: Jacobson has been Buena Vista’s chief live-action developer and production boss since 1998, when she…
Gotham-based Emerging Pictures will produce the Chinese-language pic "Fei," which recently began principal photography in China. It's the first project that the indie shingle has shepherded from the…
Wellspring has picked up foreign rights to skater documentary "Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator."