Warner Bros. has acquired rights to Adam Pennenberg's upcoming nonfiction book "Tragic Indifference" (aka "Blood Highways") to be developed and produced by Michael Douglas' production company Furthur…
Lorenzo di Bonaventura has hired Bruckheimer Films' director of development Eric Howsam as VP of production at his Paramount-based shingle.
Vince Vaughn has signed on to play the heavy in Warner Bros. Pictures and Dimension Films' "Starsky and Hutch."
Warner Bros. has made a low against mid-six figure deal to option the Len Williams' novel "Justice Deferred" as a producing vehicle for Tobey Maguire's Maguire Entertainment.
Indiana Jones is finally making his way to DVD. After much wrangling over logistics and control, a four-disc set will be released by Paramount Home Entertainment on Nov. 4.
"Will & Grace" star Eric McCormack will make his feature directing debut for Disney with "What You Wish For," which he will also write and star in. Hawk Koch will produce.
Benedict Carver has been promoted to senior VP acquisitions and co-productions for Screen Gems.Carver oversees worldwide acquisitions for both Screen Gems and the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture…
Fireworks Entertainment CEO Jay Firestone has ankled the company he founded as it narrows its focus to the North American TV market.
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May 7:Directors on Directing: Theater and Film. Breakfast and conversation with Neil LaBute, 8:30 a.m. The Prada Store, Soho.Black Women in Film. Panel discussion with director Kasi Lemmons (“Eve’s…
Exhibs overseas had two reasons to cheer last weekend: heroic preems by "X2: X-Men United" and the fact that some holdovers withstood the mutant invasion remarkably well.