Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Polish filmmaker Lew Rywin, who co-produced Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-winning "Schindler's List" and Roman Polanski's Cannes winner "The Pianist," with attempted…
The BAFTA race may still be wide open, but the field narrowed a bit Wednesday with the publication of the long list of contenders by the British Academy of Film & TV Arts.
Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods. has upped Nick Hill to CEO of the U.K. Icon Group amid a raft of exec appointments in Blighty.
Dodie Smith, author of classic kid tale "101 Dalmatians" also wrote the very different "I Capture the Castle," a serious look at the complexities of love. For his first feature, director Tim Fywell…
Irish auteur Neil Jordan has switched from Renaissance Italy to Ancient Greece in his attempt to get a film made this year.
The feds are afraid of a raid on American exhibition from the north, it seems. Late Tuesday, Toronto-based Onex Corp. said it's decided against closing on its planned $80 million acquisition of…
Digital Domain has tapped Brad Call as prexy of the f/x facility, as topper Scott Ross focuses his attention on developing and producing the company's own original slate of film projects.
The WB plans to pick up a new version of "The Gong Show," the late-1970s series that showcased the worst that talent had to offer.
"The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" had a epic night at the DVD Premiere Awards, taking home five trophies Tuesday, including the award for overall new extra features (new release).
The Firm manager Lindsay Williams will move to the Gotham Group to head its newly formed feature film literary division, effective immediately.
Heidi Fleiss, whose downfall after running a stable of high-priced call girls rocked Hollywood in the early 1990s, will be the subject of a film that Paramount Pictures is developing as a potential…