Paramount and producer Jordan Kerner have tapped Gary Winick ("13 Going on 30") to direct the adaptation of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web."
Isabel Rosenthal has quit as Beyond Films' acquisitions and development manager and will return to her native L.A. at the end of this month.
Continuing the distrib's association with nonfiction features, IFC Films has picked up North American rights to "Dust to Glory," documaker Dana Brown's chronicle of off-road racing's Baja 1000 event.
Magnolia Pictures has nabbed U.S. rights from Luc Besson's EuropaCorp to high-kicking martial arts actioner "Ong-Bak: Thai Warrior," a major domestic hit that has begun to make its mark in…
Palm Pictures has picked up U.S. and U.K. rights to "The Nomi Song," from Berlin-based American director Andrew Horn.
Toronto Film Festival execs are mothballing the Perspective Canada program because it has outgrown its 20-year mandate to support the fledgling local film industry.
"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" will seek to cast another spell on the box office this weekend, mounting the first big challenge to ticket monster "Shrek 2." This "Potter" pic is the first…
Florian Lechner, former head of investor relations at German film group Internationalmedia, is becoming co-managing director at ApolloMedia Filmmanagement, one of the top film funds for Hollywood…
Barrandov film studio this weekend will again play host to Hollywood when 15 producers, studio executives and directors from Warner Bros., Hallmark and MGM tour the studio and see Prague.
Canuck entertainment company Alliance Atlantis Communications has reported major losses for the past year as a result of C$321 million ($234 million) in financial charges due to exiting film and…
A respectably solid meller, "Aftermath" reps a competent debut as helmer for Paprika Steen (actor in "Okay"), a familiar face in Danish cinema working strictly behind the camera here. Predictably for…