Former boxer Ray Mancini, who has acted in a string of indie and video pics, has struck a deal with a group of Ohio- and California-based investors under which his production shingle, Boom-Boom…
Telefonica, Kinowelt tilt for Artisan stake Spain’s Telefonica and Germany’s fast-growing distrib heavyweight Kinowelt Medien have emerged as two finalists angling to take a stake in Artisan…
The Walt Disney Co. has tapped scribe Michael Browning ("Six Days, Seven Nights") to adapt Brit Mark Haddon's novel "The Real Porky Phillips" for mid- to high-six figures.
Wim Wenders won top honors for the "Buena Vista Social Club" at the 50th German Film Awards Friday night in Berlin.
Richard Schiff is heading from the West Wing to the stolen ring: Schiff, seen weekly on the hit Peacock drama "The West Wing," is joining the cast of "What's the Worst That Could Happen?" -- a thief…
A bid to kick-start cooperation between the film and tele-vision industries of European Union countries and South Africa will be made at a ground-breaking summit here Nov. 9-10.
Employment in Hollywood's motion picture production industry has continued to post solid annual gains of 4% in the past two years, preliminary state job statistics show.
MGM specialty arm United Artists Films has signed a three-year first-look deal with Michael Stipe's Self Timer.
Christian Bale may be best known these days for his turns as a psychotic killer in "Shaft" and "American Psycho," but he's poised for a spiritual conversion.
DreamWorks has made a preemptive deal for screen rights to "Flags of Our Fathers," the bestselling Bantam book by James Bradley and Ron Powers that chronicles one man's attempt to piece together his…