Vet American producer and studio exec Sandy Lieberson will chair Film London, the new public body for the city's film and media industry.
Warner Bros. has set "Matrix" star Laurence Fishburne to write, direct and star in "The Alchemist," an adaptation of the Paulo Coehlo novel. Deal comes as Fishburne stars for WB with Keanu Reeves in…
The "Daredevil" B.O. wasn't the only casualty of Mother Nature's splashy East Coast tour. Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera" missed a perf for just the second time in 15 years, power outages cut TV…
Disney has paid low- against mid-six figures in a preemptive bid for Sara Endsley's spec script "We Are Family," to be produced by Storyline Entertainment, and low six figures for the spec script…
Buena Vista is the distributor on Steve Martin's upcoming pic “Bringing Down the House.” Distrib was incorrect in the Feb. 10 paper.
Universal Pictures has hired veteran marketing exec Kristin Patrick Petersen as senior VP, national promotions.
On February 14th, the Academy issued a statement from prexy Frank Pierson: "We have hoped from the very first that Mr. O'Toole would be present March 23 to accept his honorary Oscar, and now it looks…
The U.K. served up several surprises last weekend as "Daredevil" launched smartly but couldn't catch the buoyant soph sesh of "Two Weeks Notice," while "The Hours" looks like it may struggle to…
Brazil's National Cinema Agency, Ancine, is promoting local pics by helping filmmakers take part in international film fests.
Cedric the Entertainer is ready for another trim: The comedian has reupped to star in the sequel to MGM's hit laffer "Barbershop."