MGM has struck a deal with Kurt Wimmer, who scripted the studio's upcoming release "The Thomas Crown Affair," to pen the actioner "Isotope."
Revenues from theatrical distribution were up over 80% for the first half of the year for Kinowelt Medien, mirroring the huge growth of the company's share of the local box office.
Equally potent as political allegory and as animated family entertainment, Brad Bird's freshman feature, cleverly set in 1950s small-town America, effectively references everything from Cold War…
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts Los Angeles will posthumously honor filmmaker Stanley Kubrick with its Britannia Award, which it has renamed the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for…
Apparently, teen audiences aren't the only ones scared by Artisan's ultra-low-budget horror pic "The Blair Witch Project."
Former Amazon.com exec Scott Lipsky has formed Lot 47, an indie distrib that plans to acquire digitally produced pics and distribute them theatrically and on the Internet. Its first film will be the…
Gotham-based production and financing company the Shooting Gallery, the banner behind such indies as "Sling Blade," is close to inking a domestic theatrical distribution pact with Universal Pictures.
Kevin Spacey's production banner Trigger Street has paid high-five against mid-six figures for screen rights to "Ninth Life," a comic crime caper by Gotham-based lit agent Jimmy Vines, who is making…
Sandra Bullock has set up "The List" at Warner Bros. and pacted with "Runaway Bride" scribes Josann McGibbon and Sara Parriott to turn the pitch into a feature for her to produce and potentially star…
U.S. pics could soon be in post-production in the legendary Babelsberg Studios now that upstart Helkon Media is in advanced negotiations to run a state-of-the-art f/x facility at the famed site.