FilmFour has optioned "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People," in which the self-publicizing Brit hack Toby Young details his disastrous five years working his way down the New York food chain.
Oscar-nominated British helmer Mike Figgis has signed on to direct "Cold Creek Manor" for the Walt Disney Co.
After impressing auds at the Sundance Film Festival in 2000 with technology that makes a project shot on digital video look like a 35mm film, the creators of Magic Bullet are offering their digital…
"Bad Company" and "Beverly Hills Cop IV" scribe Jason Richman has inked two new writing deals for producers based at Walt Disney Pictures.
The Avnet/Kerner Co. is no more. After 16 years, 15 feature films and 14 television projects together, Jordan Kerner and Jon Avnet have decided to go their separate ways.
Mike Barker's "Cromwell and Fairfax" is officially back on track.
Peter Bart: The Backlot
French actress Virginie Ledoyen will be the mistress of ceremonies at the 55th Cannes Film Festival, presiding over the fest's opening and closing ceremonies May 15 and 26.
As a parting gesture, Ontario Premier Mike Harris announced plans late last week for a new film studio in Toronto, and added a little grease to the wheels bringing film tax credits to Canadian and…
Sony's "Panic Room" locked out 20th Century Fox's bowing "High Crimes" from the top spot in weekend box office rankings with a solid soph-sesh gross of $18.5 million.