Facilities and props company Air Hollywood has acquired rival Airline Film and Television Promotions for a seven-figure sum. Air Hollywood will consolidate assets of both companies to become "the…
VH1 has engineered the costliest theatrical movie buy in its history, paying about $6.5 million for multiple runs of Universal's Eminem starrer "8 Mile" in a shared network window with the WB.
Fresh from tackling the high seas with Russell Crowe on "Master and Commander," director Peter Weir is negotiating to direct a WWII epic for Paramount and producers Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.
Jay Roach and Steven Soderbergh are teaming to produce a new pic inspired by a "This American Life" radio show for Warner Bros. Pictures as a potential vehicle for Roach to direct.
Fox Searchlight has sealed a five-year U.K. production partnership with DNA Films to create a major British film company with access to worldwide distribution via Fox.
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New York-based indie production shingle Antidote Films is gearing up two features -- Todd Louiso's version of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman in the title role, and…
As cryptic and slow-moving as its title, "The Silence Between Two Thoughts" takes the viewer to an exotic desert village to ponder, along with the executioner-protagonist, why executed virgins go to…
Writer-director Jean-Paul Civeyrac, virtually unknown outside his native Gaul, should start to accumulate some offshore interest with "All the Fine Promises," a thoroughly French tale of emotional…
Working Title partners Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, whose Universal release "Love Actually" will be screened at ShowEast, have been named recipients of this year's Kodak kudos for filmmaking…