Producer Sam Okun has signed a first-look deal with Peter Sahagen's newly launched Beverly Hills-based indie production, financing and distribution shingle Ardustry Entertainment.
TV writer-producer Ralph Farquhar will make his feature writing and directing bow with New Line Cinema teen comedy "Crenshaw Blvd."
The MTV Movie Awards mocks the year in movies as much as it celebrates it. But this year, the cabler followed the Oscars, giving its top movie prize to "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"…
NBC and Time Warner are back in the running to buy (or at least size up) MGM, now that the exclusive negotiating period between the Lion and would-be buyer Sony has expired for all intents and…
Warner Bros. has bought screen rights to "The Rule of Four," a thriller by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason that's drawing comparisons to "The Da Vinci Code."
Film school aesthetics triumph over real characterization in "Passages," in which the two protags do an awful lot of metaphorical traveling to little purpose. Story of two mainland Chinese students…
Producer Ted Hope and BBC head of comedy entertainment Jon Plowman will give keynote speeches at the Screen Producers Assn. of Australia conference, which will run Aug. 8-10 on Queensland's Gold…
Helmers Volker Schlondorff, Alan Parker and Peter Webber have confirmed their attendance at the 22nd Munich Film Festival, which runs June 26-July 3.
The Actors' Fund of America has announced the establishment of special trust accounts for unclaimed earnings due to child performers as part of California's revised Coogan Law.
The Hogwarts magicians delivered truly spellbinding numbers overseas during the weekend -- but they didn't spell disaster for "The Day After Tomorrow."
In its first big move since the reverse merger with London-based Winchester Entertainment in March, ContentFilm has announced its plans to acquire publicly held U.S. distribution/sales outfit First…