Michael Jackson is in Neverland again, but this time it's for movies. Jackson and producer Raju Sharad Patel's Neverland Entertainment has invested between $15 million and $20 million in Mark Damon's…
Miramax Films has promoted Stuart Ford to exec VP and co-head of acquisitions. He joins Agnes Mentre, exec VP and co-head of acquisitions and co-productions. Duo will oversee Miramax's acquisitions…
Katie Holmes and Oliver Platt are to star in InDigEnt Films' "Pieces of April," joining Patricia Clarkson in the directorial debut of "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" scribe Peter Hedges, who wrote the…
It's had more titles than a roomful of Ph.D.s, but the Revolution Studios/Imagine Entertainment feature once called "Stealing Stanford" has finally gained a name that can be etched onto its permanent…
Hot holdovers "Ocean's Eleven" and "Monsters, Inc." led the B.O. parade overseas last weekend while "A Beautiful Mind," "Black Hawk Down" and "Ali" catered for auds thirsting for serious fare with…
Actor-writer Owen Wilson will make his first Oscar appearance as a presenter next month at the 74th Academy Awards.
Stage manager Anita Cooper-Avrick has been tapped to receive this year's Directors Guild of America's Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award.
Julian Fellowes, who penned the Oscar-nominated "Gosford Park," Monday was named ShoWest 2002's screenwriter of the year.
CVC, the Time Warner Entertainment subsidiary that specializes in DVD authoring and encoding, has launched CVC Global Affiliate Network to facilitate exploitation of worldwide DVD rights.
Audiences at Cinequest, the San Jose Film Festival, are off to see the wizard this weekend, as a last-minute addition to the 12th annual event brings Ian McKellen to town for a Maverick Spirit Award…
Programmers for the South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival have narrowed the 2,000 submissions they received to 180 films that will screen March 8-16 in Austin, Texas.