In an exec reshuffle made necessary by the death last month of Medusa president Carlo Bernasconi, Marina Berlusconi has been named prexy of Fininvest's film division and Giampaolo Letta has been…
Norwegian "Elling," the local blockbuster helmed by Peter Naess, has been picked up for international distribution outside Scandinavia by Denmark's Trust Film Sales.
Pope John Paul II will attend the world premiere of Polish feature epic "Quo Vadis" Aug. 30 in Vatican City.
A group of British investors will unveil today a £66 million ($92 million) project to build a film and TV studio in south-west England.
October Films co-founder Bingham Ray will become the new head of MGM specialty division United Artists, with a deal expected to be signed later this week.
Jon Lucas and Scott Moore have sold their untitled romantic comedy pitch to Warner Bros. Pictures, with Jon Shestack attached to produce.
MGM has slated John McTiernan's "Rollerball" for wide release Feb. 8. The date directly precedes the Presidents Day holiday weekend, where the studio had much success with the record-breaking opening…
Director Jon Turtletaub will make "National Treasure" his next film for Touchstone.
Former ICM agent Tracy Brimm has been appointed president of co-productions and acquisitions for TF1 USA, the L.A.-based division of TF1 Intl., the foreign sales subsidiary of leading European…
The seventh annual Palm Springs Intl. Festival of Short Films has announced a roster of roughly 280 films, culled from more than 1,200 entries worldwide. Selection includes 44 U.S. and 75 world…
Universal Pictures has inked a deal with Irvine, Calif.-based Cameo Technologies to provide its upcoming film trailers to computer users through a service that sends video to a Netizen's hard drive…