Michael De Luca is poised to make his first hire as production prexy for DreamWorks Pictures an old friend: Claire Rudnick Polstein.
Gotham-based producer Mary Prlain has optioned the film rights to Rosemary Mahoney's memoir, "A Likely Story," which details Mahoney's tumultuous summer with playwright Lillian Hellman.
Kevin Kutchaver, co-founder of f/x boutique Flat Earth Prods., has formed f/x facility Himani Prods with DreamWorks Animation supervising animator Kathy Zielinski.
"The Matrix" is about to get uploaded: TRW's Picture Pipeline has inked a deal with Warner Bros. to land the next two "Matrix" sequels as clients.
In a series of promotions in the international marketing division of Warner Bros. Pictures, Con Gornell has been promoted to senior VP of European theatrical marketing, Conor Nolan to VP of European…
Three broad-playing pics this past weekend helped September's B.O. of $469 million beat last year's frame by 12%, largely allaying fears that the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks would suppress attendance.
The ninth annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival will unspool Oct. 17-21 in venues in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Westhampton Beach and Gotham.
John Cameron Mitchell ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") and Henry Bean ("The Believer") shared the IFP's Open Palm award for first-time feature filmmakers Monday night at the 11th annual Gotham Awards…
On its first day back, the U.S. Supreme Court came out swinging Monday for the entertainment and media biz, throwing out two libel cases and another suit brought by a Maryland quiltmaker alleging…
The Cairo Intl. Film Festival will celebrate its 25th edition with 121 films from 35 countries and 20 films in competition Oct. 9-20.
Pathe Pictures, one of the U.K.'s three lottery franchises, has boarded "Max," the directing debut of veteran screenwriter Menno Meyjes ("The Color Purple").