Casey Silver's Gone Fishin' Prods. has signed scribe Sheldon Turner to a two-picture deal worth as much as mid-six figures.
An appellate court has dismissed Francis Ford Coppola's suit against author Carl Sagan and Warner Bros. for a share of the profits on the book and 1997 motion picture "Contact."
Universal Pictures has tapped Michael Moses and Stephanie Kluft as vice presidents, national publicity.
Belgian film director Luc Dardenne will take over as president of the Short Film Jury at this year's Cannes Intl. Film Festival.
Fox has purchased one of the rarest birds in feature film pitches: an old-fashioned, break-into-song musical comedy.
Organizers of the 2000 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival have announced a special 30th anniversary screening of Bob Rafelson's "Five Easy Pieces," as well as a variety of music-related events and…
Maxim sibling publication Stuff Magazine has partnered with Lorne Michaels' Burly Bear Network to co-sponsor the cabler's second annual New York Comedy Film Festival, running in September.
Entries are being accepted through April 30 for the fourth annual Hollywood Film Festival. Event, presented by Hollywood Video, is scheduled to take place Aug. 2-7 at venues including the Hollywood…
Asia's largest film festival, the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, will unspool Oct. 29 to Nov. 5. Entries are now being accepted.
A love letter to a nearly forgotten corner of American pop culture's underground, Ted Bonnitt's "Mau Mau Sex Sex" only begins to provide a real survey of the exploitation pics — and the culture…
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has reversed a lower court judgment against theater chain Cinemark USA over sightlines for moviegoers in wheelchairs. Original lawsuit, filed in Texas, charged…