The fifth annual N.Y.-based Urbanworld Film Festival has named the winners of its film and screenplay competition. The fest kicked off Aug. 1 and runs through Sunday.
Matt Moore has been promoted to director of development at New Line Cinema and will be the studio's principal creative liaison with Ice Cube's production company, Cubevision.
Dimension Films has pacted with Collision Entertainment to develop the videogame "Max Payne" for domestic film and television. Abandon Entertainment will handle international distribution on the…
Fox has made a low- against mid-six-figure deal for "Sweet Thing," a romantic comedy pitch from scribe Malcolm Spellman.
A Japanese and Korean co-production deal has been inked to make political suspense thriller "KT," based on the story of the 1971 kidnapping of Kim Dae Jung, now South Korea's president.
German production company Ambient Entertainment has been given the greenlight for state financing for Germany's first computer-generated animated feature.
Vet thesp Jean Paul Belmondo was hospitalized in Corsica on Wednesday following a suspected stroke. The French actor, 68, was vacationing on the Mediterranean island when he fell ill. He was…
Jody Brockway has been tapped VP of development and production for Carlton America, the U.S.-based arm of Britain's Carlton Intl. Media Group.
FilmFour has struck a first-look deal with Pipedream Pictures, the production company of writer-director John McKay and producer Lee Thomas.
Philippa Boyens, one of the scribes on New Line Cinema's upcoming "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, has been tapped to adapt the first three novels of the "Earthsea" saga by Ursula Le Guin as a six-hour…