A deal is being hammered out to put the China Film Corp. on a more commercial footing as it prepares for the loss of its foreign films distribution monopoly in China.
"See Spot Run" scribes Danny Baron and Chris Faber have been hired by Bill Mechanic to pen the comedy "Club Fed" for Pandemonium.
"Notting Hill" helmer Roger Michell has inked a deal to direct "Enduring Love" for Working Title Films.
A formal auction for General Cinemas is under way in an attempt to attract more than the current two bids for the mid-sized national circuit, with regional exhib Century Theatres planning an…
Upping deadlines and fest dates in the face of the impending Salt Lake City Olympics, the Slamdance Film Fest has officially opened its call for entries.
Ridley Scott's international commercial production house, Ridley Scott Associates, is in talks to merge with the commercial production arm of Steve Golin's Anonymous Content.
Carl Franklin is in negotiations to direct the sexy thriller "Out of Time" for MGM, with Neal Moritz's Original Films producing. Pic is slated for a fall start.
L.A.-based entertainment lawyer David Miercort has been appointed senior veep of business affairs for indie financing, sales and production outfit Myriad Pictures.
Barry Diller's USA Networks posted sturdy revenue and cash flow gains for the quarter as rollicking showbiz assets helped offset a soft economy.
Margaret Hall, the busy mother and homemaker played by Tilda Swinton in Scott McGehee and David Siegel's upcoming suspenser "The Deep End," is the kind of comfortable middle class consumer, who is…
Critic F.X. Feeney picks five fest circuit faves that are strong candidates for U.S. distribution.