Laurens Geels, producer of 1998's foreign lingo Oscar winner "Character," is creating a trans-Atlantic partnership with Todd Komarnicki's production/management shingle Guy Walks Into a Bar Inc.
Fresh off its Tribeca Film Fest premiere, the Kevin Spacey-produced docu "Uncle Frank" has been acquired by HBO for broadcast in 2003.
Miramax Films has acquired North American, Latin American, U.K., Australian and Italian distribution rights to Brazilian pic "Cidade de Deus" (City of God), screening out of competition but part of…
Woody or wouldn't he dazzle festgoers who've waited years for him to grace the Croisette? From the screaming crowds outside the Palais des Festivals to his adoring Gallic colleagues inside, it was…
In a move showing Sacramento is taking Hollywood's runaway production problem seriously, a key state legislative committee has backed tax credit legislation for projects filmed in California.
The Walt Disney Co. has greenlit "Under the Tuscan Sun," based on the bestselling novel by Frances Mayes, which is in turnaround at Miramax.
Normally it's Spidey who's chasing down the baddies. But an Oregon politico has come to the aid of Sony's web-spinner, urging Capitol Hill to cast a wide net to help trap Internet pirates.
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