Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has inked a production deal with online gamemaker WildTangent to create original properties for the Web sites of its upcoming pics. Deal also includes an…
Dimension has acquired "Duke Nukem: The Movie," a project based on the vidgame franchise that's already generated nearly $1 billion, from multimedia giant Threshold Entertainment.
Lawrence Grey, former VP at the Fox 2000-based Zucker/Netter Prods., has been tapped as director of production at Fox Searchlight.
This year's Hot Docs Documentary Festival will feature a new conference, Cutting Truths, to bring docu filmmaking and the digital revolution together.
Suddenly, Miramax and its smaller New York neighbor Good Machine are acting, well, downright neighborly. Before announcing a first-look deal earlier this month, Miramax had kept Good Machine at arm's…
Artists Production Group and Studio Canal have acquired the Herman Raucher-penned script "Ara/Froom," based on Raucher's novel "Maynard's House." APG and Studio Canal plan to push "Ara/Froom" into…
Myriad Pictures has appointed production vet Lucas Foster to the newly created post of production president. He will oversee Myriad's growing production slate and report directly to Myriad president…
Ileen Reich has been tapped senior VP of publicity for Columbia TriStar worldwide marketing. She will report to Blaise Noto, exec VP of publicity, promotions and field operations.
Universal Pictures has pacted with producer Michael Besman ("Bounce") and scribe Nicole Eastman to produce an update of the 1935 romantic comedy "The Gilded Lily." Although Paramount Pictures…
Stokely Chaffin and Michele Weiss have joined New Line Cinema as senior members of the company's production team. Both incoming execs will report to Toby Emmerich, prexy of New Line Prods. They are…
Bokeem Woodbine ("3000 Miles to Graceland") and Verne Troyer ("Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me") are in final negotiations to co-star in the Millennium Films picture "In God We Trust."