Chris Auty has been named chief exec of the Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lottery production franchises.
Spanish movie mogul Andres Vicente Gomez has launched Lola Films UK, based in London, to spearhead his drive into English-language production.
"Dungeons & Dragons," exec produced by Joel Silver, heads J&M Entertainment's slate for Cannes. The $35 million film version of the fantasy game which obsesses millions worldwide will be directed by…
John Boorman has signed on to direct an adaptation of the Jack London adventure novel "The Sea Wolf," which will be scripted by David Koepp and produced by Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer for…
New Line Cinema has shelled out $1 million-plus for Jason Keller's spec "Sugar's Sweet Science of Bruising" for Danny DeVito to direct, produce and top-line.
Polite applause and a wide range of reactions greeted the industry's first full screenings of "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace" which unspooled for exhibitors Tuesday night in eight key…
Chaross Pictures, the insurance-backed film library formed by Peter Hoffman and Jay Firestone, has arranged North American distribution for seven of its pics via Lions Gate Films.
Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell and Jamie Lee Curtis have committed to star for director Nick Gomez in "Drowning Mona," a Peter L. Steinfeld-scripted comic whodunit surrounding the murder…
Fox 2000 has struck deals with director George Armitage ("Grosse Point Blank") to develop with writer Richard Hatem ("Under Siege 2: Dark Territory") an adaptation of Laurel Doud's novel "This Body."
The 16th annual Long Island Film Festival, running May 20-23 and five Wednesdays in June announced the pics slated to unspool at this year's fest, to be held at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts…