Relocating with their stable of comedy clients, managers Dave Rath and Kara Welker have ankled their posts at 3 Arts Entertainment to launch independent management and production shingle the Rath…
In a blow to ailing German distrib Kinowelt, Warner Bros. will immediately assume distribution of New Line Cinema features in all German-speaking territories, Eastern Europe and Russia.
Canadian actors will be seeking increased "work opportunities" as negotiations for a new contract open today between the country's largest actors union and U.S. and Canuck television and film…
Intermedia has promoted Julie Golden to the newly created position of executive VP production.
Citing the uncertain climate that has come upon the world post-Sept. 11, international distribution giant Miramax Films has taken the unprecedented step of bowing out of the fall film markets…
Chart-topping rapper Ja Rule will co-star opposite Steven Seagal and Morris Chestnut in the Franchise Pictures action film "Half Past Dead." Screen Gems handles the pic's domestic distribution.
It's the best of times and the worst of times for movie marketers, with holiday releases offering the usual seasonal bounty of star-studded pics to promote -- even as dramatic news events preoccupy…
Comedy and a dash of romance proved the perfect antidote for audiences overseas in these troubled times as "American Pie 2," "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Legally Blonde," "America's Sweethearts" and…
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Bay Films VP Jennifer Klein and indie producer Kevin Messick will join Paramount Pictures-based production and financing shingle Mutual Film Co. as senior production execs later this year.