Damien Saccani has been tapped senior VP at Andrew Lazar's Warner Bros. Pictures-based Mad Chance. He joins longtime exec Far Shariat, who also holds senior VP stripes.
The Writers Guild Foundation has firmed up its speakers list for its showcase "Words Into Pictures" June 6-9 at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City.
Say goodbye to the GC theater logo. AMC is replacing theater signage on General Cinemas venues and incorporating GC newspaper listings into its ads.
A hard-boiled escaped criminal and a hapless prison guard are forced to work together to recover a winning lottery ticket in "Dead Weight," a peppy, irreverent adventure-comedy that plays to its…
The Learning Channel has slated a June 11 documentary about the sideshows that still exist on the American scene, featuring human pin-cushion acts like the Torture King and a woman named Lucifire who…
Thai cinema will be represented at Cannes' Directors Fortnight with Pen-ek Ratanaruang's "Mon-Rak Transistor."
Martin Scorsese will be joining Woody Allen, David Lynch, Catherine Deneuve and a host of other international stars when he heads for the Croisette next month to top the Short Film and Cinefoundation…
RTL Group has bought the German-language rights to "K-19: Widowmaker," "K-PAX" and "Basic" from film sales company Intermedia.
Steven Jay Rubin, exec producer of Showtime's "Bleacher Bums," has acquired rights to "Deadly Deception," Jack Engelhard's thriller set in the world of high-stakes casino crapshooters.
Dish - Michael Fleming
The British film industry is looking toward its strongest Cannes presence in years, with Michael Winterbottom's "24 Hour Party People," Ken Loach's "Sweet Sixteen," David Cronenberg's "Spider" and…