Columbia-based production and distribution concern Escape Artists has inked a mid-six-figure deal with scribe Chris Morgan to pen "The Bermuda Triangle."
For five days in Aspen, Colo., each February, to paraphrase Shakespeare, all the world's a stage. Comedians from across the country and beyond descend on this playground of the rich and famous, and…
Helmer Denis Villeneuve's "Maelstrom," a quirky morality fable, swept Quebec's film awards, the Jutras, Sunday night, winning in all eight categories in which it was nominated.
News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch confirmed Tuesday the media conglom's continuing negotiations to acquire DirecTV, but the silver-maned mogul jokingly added that he hopes not to waste too much of his…
The stammering. The pausing. Eccentric characters surround him. Dealing with the confusion of it all. These are traits that characterize Bob Newhart's quirky, often imitated persona.
Helmer Simon West's upcoming "Tomb Raider," based on the popular computer game, is the first international production to benefit from the new Icelandic incentive scheme, introduced Jan. 1.
The XFL may be off to an abysmal start in the primetime ratings on NBC, but David Hill, chairman-CEO of the Fox Sports Group, said Tuesday that XFL innovations such as on-field cameras and…
"U-571" director Jonathan Mostow has made a deal to helm the Beacon Communications political thriller "Shadow Government," scripted by Dan Gordon ("The Hurricane").
Promark Entertainment has made a long-term agreement to finance film acquisitions for producers rep Turtles Crossing. Turtles Crossing's name refers to its success in repping films that are slow to…
In a seven-figure deal, Imagine and Universal have hired the team of Alec Berg, Jeff Schaeffer and Dave Mandel to adapt what the studio and producer hope will be its next Dr. Seuss hit, "The Cat in…