Two Fox Filmed Entertainment execs, chief financial officer Simon Bax and senior veep of finance and business development Matthew Velkes, have recently ankled their posts at the studio.
You need people to make content: To that end, Content Film, the fledgling production and distribution shingle formed by vets Ed Pressman and John Schmidt, has made its first hires, tapping Alessandro…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Scribes Christian Gudegast and Paul Scheuring ("El Diablo") have sold their spec script "Black Flag" to Warner Bros., with Simon West ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") attached to direct. Deal, worth…
Dennis Higgins is joining Miramax Films as senior vice president and co-head of publicity, replacing Marcy Granata, who ankled the studio over the summer. Higgins, to be based in Gotham, will share…
Having gone through a few different titles on its ignominious path to the bigscreen, "Glitter" deserves yet another title: "A Star Is Dull." As phony a vehicle as one could possibly concoct for a…
"Indecent Proposal" meets tantalizing fragments of film noir classics in the swamps, mansions and dives of New Orleans in "Tempted." Second American pic from Australian helmer Bill Bennett was…
While many American industryites are canceling travel plans to Europe in the wake of last week's U.S. terrorist attacks, Woody Allen turned up in Rome Thursday to promote "The Curse of the Jade…
German film fund Apollo Media, Cologne-based Pandora Film and New Zealand's South Pacific Pictures are producing "Whale Rider," based on the 1987 novel by Maori author Witi Ihimaera.
"Snipes" reps a decent first feature effort for director/co-scenarist Richard Murray and RuffNation Films. Suspense tale of a rap-adulating Philly teen pulled into deadly record label intrigue works…