Dana Laufer has been tapped VP of worldwide promotions at Miramax. Reporting to senior VP of worldwide promotions Lori Sale, in the company's L.A. offices, Laufer will be responsible for national…
Producer, director and actor Bob Balaban has set up at USA Films the Tony Horwitz book "Confederates in the Attic," which he plans to produce and possibly direct.
Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey and Fairuza Balk will topline the feature "Enter Fleeing" for Gary Winick and John Sloss' Independent Digital Entertainment (InDigEnt), IFC Prods. and Goldheart Pictures.
"The Mummy Returns" has returned -- make no bones about it. The sequel opened atop the totem in Blighty, Germany, Austria, Spain and Argentina this weekend in a market with few competitors.
Mel Gibson is negotiating to star in "Signs," the Walt Disney Pictures thriller written and to be directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
Michael De Luca is talking to DreamWorks about taking a top executive post at the company.
A clutch of quirky crime dramas -- think "24," "Smallville," "Alias," "Thieves" and "Criminal Intent" -- are likely to pique the interest of 1,000 foreign TV buyers who hit town over the weekend for…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
While studios and audiences alike have been slow to embrace the burgeoning video-on-demand business, SightSound Technologies has unveiled plans to offer 20 new feature films a week on its Web site…
The 12th annual Human Rights Watch Intl. Film Festival will unspool 38 films, mostly documentaries in their New York premieres, June 15-28 at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater.