Distant Horizon has acquired worldwide distribution rights to Kiyoshi Kurosawa's "Kairo" from Japan's Daiei Co. Pic will premiere in the Un Certain Regard category at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sony couldn't have asked for a more ringing endorsement of its new high-definition 24P CineAlta camera than George Lucas getting on a stage to state, "I can safely say that I will never shoot another…
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John Dartigue, the Warner Bros. Pictures publicity veep who in his 22 years at the company has handled films by Tim Burton, Wolfgang Petersen, Neil Jordan, George Miller and others, will retire at…
When New Line Cinema's "Town & Country" unspools on 2,200 screens nationwide on Friday, it will do so without the usual ritual of a premiere screening and party.
The National Council of La Raza made way for "Traffic" on Sunday at the American Latino Media Awards (Almas), handing two wins to the USA Films drug war drama. Pic took the feature and Latino cast…
Whatever Warner Bros.' "Best in Show" failed to fetch during the kudos season, it made up for at Sunday's 15th annual American Comedy Awards at Universal Studios Z lot.
Replacing the recently ankled Ronald Jacobi, Sony Pictures Entertainment has upped Leah Weil to corporate senior veepee and general counsel.
Women in Film has tapped thesps Glenn Close and Whoopi Goldberg, Columbia Pictures honcho Amy Pascal and vet casting director Juliet Taylor, as this year's Crystal Awards recipients.
Playwright and thesp Levy Lee Simon has sold a screenplay based on his play "The Bow Wow Club" to Fox Searchlight for Forest Whitaker and Tajamika Paxton to produce via their Spirit Dance…
Lena Olin has been cast opposite Anna Paquin in "Darkness," an upcoming psychological scarer written and directed by Jaume Balaguero ("Nameless").