"Shrek" producer John H. Williams, who recently secured a $100 million indie production fund for his toon studio, Vanguard Animation, will develop a CGI feature based on "Schnozz," a cartoon canine…
Columbia Pictures is negotiating to partner with Intermedia Films' on its untitled pro tennis drama to star Reese Witherspoon, which will see the studio handling worldwide distribution and also be…
Francois Ozon's "8 Femmes," starring a bevy of French female A-list talent, was sold to the last three major available territories Thursday in bidding wars that netted more than the steep prices…
The low-budget indies made by Israeli-born, U.S.-based auteur Amos Kollek have a significant following abroad, especially in France, but have yet to catch on with Yank audiences. That situation is…
It was Valentine's Day, and John Lesher was nervous. After months of pining for a move to Endeavor, he'd finally decided to make his feelings known.
With nearly three-fourths of the nation's school kids and many U.S. workers off Monday, it's no wonder distribs will unspool a whopping five wide releases over the Presidents Day weekend.
New Line Cinema has acquired "How to Deal" and will produce the youthful romancer with Radar Pictures, with Good Machine Intl. handling foreign rights.
Cami Winikoff has been appointed president of Sobini Films, the recently launched production shingle of former Trimark Pictures chairman-CEO Mark Amin. Sobini finances and produces specialized and…
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