Mike Medavoy's Phoenix Pictures has come aboard to produce "Miss Potter," the true tale of British children's author Beatrix Potter, which helmer Bruce Beresford will direct.
Capitol Films is teaming with Jim Henson's Creature Shop to produce "Five Children and It," a family adventure pic based on Edith Nesbit's classic 1902 novel.
Summit Entertainment has picked up international sales rights to the Brian Grazer-produced documentary "Inside Deep Throat," with Universal Pictures giving a domestic release to the docu.
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to two gay-themed features from Bavaria Film Intl.: Kai S. Pieck's "The Child I Never Was" and Hella Joof's "Shake It All About."
Senator Intl. will handle foreign sales on the upcoming slate for Italo producer-distributor Eagle Pictures.
Dennis Hopper and Gina Gershon have signed on to star in the suspense thriller "Out of Season" for Bauer Martinez Studios.
The Dutch Film Festival's often feisty sidebar Holland Film Meeting is expanding its co-production platform to include projects from across Europe.
"X2: X-Men United" registered Russia's third-highest opening this weekend -- $2.1 million from 175 screens -- to cap a boffo $121 million international haul after 10 days.
Sundance Institute has selected 13 projects for the annual June Filmmakers and Screenwriters Labs. They include submissions from the directors of "Lost In La Mancha" and "Dahmer," and filmmakers from…
ABC Family has followed up its purchase of the cable-TV rights to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" last month with a pickup of nine Miramax titles led by "Good Will Hunting," "Muriel's Wedding" and "40…
Online theater ticketer Fandango will add 200 United Artists theaters next week to the list of facilities it handles, and the company has launched a toll-free phone to expand customer access to its…