Ase Kleveland, former Norway culture minister, has been appointed managing director of the Swedish Film Institute.
Matt Letscher has signed on to play Mike Love in ABC’s musical biopic about quintessential California surf band, The Beach Boys. The four-hour mini is being produced by Storyline Ent. in association…
With Buena Vista Film Sales no longer financing Destination Films' "The Wedding Planner," Pacifica Entertainment has stepped in to bankroll the film -- estimated to have a $35 million budget -- while…
The brat pack has its newest millionaire: Ryan Phillippe has inked to star in the MGM thriller "Anti-Trust," at a pricetag of $1 million.
Veteran nonfiction helmer Nina Rosenblum ("Through the Wire," "Liberators") crafts an affectionate tribute to her father, the celebrated American photographer, in "Walter Rosenblum: In Search of Pitt…
In a rare Italian deal at Mifed, Medusa Films has picked up "Family Man," "Gun Shy" and "13 Days" from Buena Vista Film Sales.
Artisan Entertainment has entered into an exclusive second-look pact with producer-director-actor Ice Cube and his production company, Cube Vision.
Jack Lemmon will join Matt Damon, Will Smith and Charlize Theron in Robert Redford's "The Legend of Bagger Vance," the period drama about a championship golfer who, upon his return from war, is…
Subhash Chandra, chairman of Zee Telefilms, has formed a company called E-Citi to spearhead entertainment complexes in the major cities of India.
Penny Marshall's Sony-based Parkway Entertainment is expected to pact with AList Pictures to co-produce eight features at a cost of about $25 million per pic.
Loews Cineplex Intl. and Far East Telecom have pacted to develop, construct and operate multiplexes in Vietnam.