Rachel O'Connor has been upped to VP of production for Sony's Columbia Pictures. "Rachel, or 'The Roc' as I like to call her, is a valued contributor and colleague to the entire creative group," said…
The Walt Disney Co. has paid mid to high six figures to acquire the pitch "Midnight Sun" from writer Richard Jefferies.
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Dimension's "Spy Kids," Miramax's "Pinero" and Samuel Goldwyn's "Tortilla Soup" are among the films that snapped up multiple nominations Tuesday for the 2002 Alma Awards.
DreamWorks has signed video director Dave Meyers to direct "Topsiders," an adventure about pintsize treasure hunters in Gotham that's being produced by Evolution's Mark Burg and Oren Koules.
U.K. cinema admissions ballooned to 14.3 million in March, a staggering 43% increase year to year, due to a host of films delivering well. Led by "Ocean's Eleven" bringing home £10.2 million ($14.8…
The National Film Preservation Foundation on Tuesday announced a $200,000 grant to produce three DVDs of rarely seen films, with the list of candidates ranging from footage of the 1906 San Francisco…
The mythical Canadian monster in a film being shot in New Zealand was renamed after local Maoris warned a Canuck Indian tribe that the story might be disrespectful to their legends.
Columbia Pictures has sold its hit thriller "Panic Room" in a shared window to CBS and Turner's TBS/TNT for a license fee that could soar above $20 million, depending on its final domestic box office.
Dude, you're a star. Twentieth Century Fox is in final negotiations to ink producers Gil Netter and Wayne Rice and original scribe Philip Stark for a sequel to 2000's "Dude, Where's My Car?"
Disney has paid seven figures to pick up Douglas Carter Beane's script "Skinner's Eddy" with choreographer-cum-helmer Adam Shankman ("The Wedding Planner") attached to direct for producer Hyde Park…