Newmarket Group and Summit Entertainment have greenlit "Stark Raving Mad" for pre-strike production. A heist pic set at a rave, film will star Seann William Scott ("Road Trip").
Proposed government tax hikes dampened spirits at Argentina's Mar del Plata film fest, where Polish drama "Te Ja, Zlodziej" ("It's Me, the Thief") took top prize.
Though he still had a year remaining on his four year-deal at Columbia, prolific producer Neal Moritz has reupped his first-look pact at the studio for an additional three years. Deal includes a…
The third annual Cartoon Movie European co-production market kicked off last week with its first awards ceremony, the Cartoon Movie Tributes.
Local filmmakers raised their eyebrows when CIE teamed with the venture capital arm of financial conglom Inbursa (owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim) to form Estudio Mexico Films in January…
Sarah Jessica Parker is set to make her third Oscar appearance as a presenter during Sunday's Academy Awards kudocast.
Jeff Friday, a co-founder of the Acapulco Black Film Festival, has launched niche distribution label Film Life, which he hopes will inject more cultural diversity into the arthouse market.
Todd Black and Jason Blumenthal's Escape Artists has acquired the Richard McBrien thriller spec with the working title "Nautica" in a mid-six-figure deal.
Scribe Don Scott has closed a trio of deals: One, with Tapestry Films, is for original pitch "Team Fabulous," for which he will be paid a six-figure sum.
To research her role as England's most famous overworked, undersexed fictional thirtysomething, Renee Zellweger worked undercover for two weeks at Picador -- the British publishing house that…