Brad Luff has been named prexy of production at Morgan Creek Prods. He had been exec VP of production at Neal Moritz's Sony-based Original Film shingle for the past six years.
The city of Rio de Janeiro and its film agency Riofilme are creating an exhib chain, a pay TV channel and a film production and training center.
It may be just a matter of perception, but 3-D seems to be popping up everywhere.
Mark Woods, a former exec at Aussie paybox Showtime and previously a Daily Variety reporter in Australia, is poised to be named chief exec of the Irish Film Board.
Berlin is getting a taste of Bollywood with Shyam Benegal's "Netaji: The Last Hero" currently filming in the German capital. The $2 million biopic focuses on the last five years in the life Indian…
Veteran producer Nik Powell has been appointed director of the U.K.'s National Film and Television School.
Hotly awaited Brit comedy "Calendar Girls," about a bunch of middle-aged women who pose for nudie shots, heads the lineup of 27 world preems across the two main sections of the Locarno Intl. Film…
Sony has spent $1.75 million for "Click," a spec script from the "Bruce Almighty" team of Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe with an eye to developing the comedy as an Adam Sandler vehicle.
Robert Downey Jr. and Winona Ryder are in talks to join the cast of Woody Allen's next pic, which is skedded to shoot in the fall and will be distribbed by Fox Searchlight.
The Frog's feeling generous, doling out big promotions Wednesday to development toppers Mike Clements, Tracey Pakosta and Carolyn Bernstein.
Paramount has tapped screenwriter Margaret Nagle to pen "Lost Boys," centered on the journey of refugees from Sudan's civil war to the U.S.