While he is not scheduled to reprise his 007 role until the 21st James Bond film begins production in January 2005, Pierce Brosnan is making a deal that will reteam him with MGM next year. He'll star…
A powerhouse list of filmmakers, embracing Hollywood heavyweights, indie veterans, cutting-edge new talents and some of the most commercially and critically successful directors has joined the…
Emma Thompson has joined the ensemble cast of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," currently shooting in the U.K. with helmer Alfonso Cuaron.
Former Yale roommates Edward Norton and Stuart Blumberg have launched production company Class V and inked a three-year, first-look pact with Universal Pictures.
Vanessa Morrison has been promoted to senior VP of production at 20th Century Fox. Prexy of production Hutch Parker praised his lieutenant for her "superb taste, a strong point of view and superior…
Spyglass Entertainment is producing the holiday comedy "Four Christmases," to be distribbed by Columbia Pictures. Jonathan Glickman. Senior VP of production Derek Evans, who brought the project to…
Indie film production and financing shingle MDP Worldwide has changed its name to Media 8 Entertainment and will refocus its business to expand its reach in financing and production.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped 28 docs in four categories for its annual Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards competition. Winners will be named at the org's Dec. 12 gala at the DGA…
The top-selling homevideo title of all time just moved further ahead of the pack: "The Lion King Special Edition" saw sales of more than 3 million copies in its first two days of release, according…
Gotham-based companies Castle Hill Prods. and Dream have pacted to acquire theatrical rights in U.S. and English-speaking Canada to Sundance prize-winning drama "What Alice Found."