The Toronto Intl. Film Festival ground to a halt Tuesday as attendees huddled in horror and amazement around large TV screens in hotel lobbies, watching the terrible events unfold in the U.S.
The Hollywood majors have succeeded in transforming the Polish summer from a theatrical dead zone into a boffo box office season.
Italian arthouse distrib Mikado has acquired the Italian rights to Jill Sprecher's drama "Thirteen Conversations About One Thing," and the restored version of Peter Fonda's 1971 western, "The Hired…
Netco and production shingle Urban Entertainment has joined the AOL Time Warner family, netting $5.5 million in financing from the conglom and inking a first-look deal with New Line Cinema and Warner…
Scribe-producer Paul Attanasio ("Quiz Show," "Homicide: Life on the Street") and production partner Katie Jacobs ("A Cool Dry Place") are bringing their Heel and Toe Films production banner to…
A judge has thrown out -- at least temporarily -- Artisan Entertainment's fraud case against financier Peter Hoffman and insurer Royal & Sun Alliance over an insurance-backed film finance deal that…
Heading off the hoofbeats of several other studios, 20th Century Fox has made a deal with Maverick Entertainment for "Rodeo Queen," a film to be developed as a directing vehicle for Dewey Nicks.
MGM/UA horror pic "Jeepers Creepers," which became the studio's fourth pic this year to open atop the box office chart, has pushed the studio to a new milestone.
Miramax Films has shelled out north of $4 million for all worldwide rights (with the exception of France, Switzerland and Brazil) to "Behind the Sun," directed by Brazil's Walter Salles and produced…
Sam Rockwell has been signed to play Chuck Barris in Miramax's "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," the George Clooney-directed adaptation of the gameshow magnate's memoir about how his "Gong Show"…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American distribution rights to "13 Conversations About One Thing" from director Jill Sprecher.