Jerry Bruckheimer Films has signed tyro scribe Jason Richman to a two-picture writing deal.
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IFC Films has picked up all North American rights to "The King Is Alive" from Good Machine Intl. and New-market Group. Pic had its world preem at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.
John Bertolli, co-executive VP production at Destination Films, is ankling his post as of Nov. 16 to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities. He worked with Destination prior to its launch in 1998.
Bob LoCash (“BASEketball”) is a writer on Gene Simmons’ untitled APG project and is repped by Chris Prince of Original Artists. Information was incomplete in Friday’s paper. * * * Harry Hamlin is…
Paramount Pictures has seized the Jason Rothenberg pitch "59 Story Crisis" for mid- to high-six figures. Pitch, based on an article by the same title that appeared in the New Yorker, was penned by…
Mainframe Entertainment and Studio B Prods. have inked a co-production deal to develop an original series using traditional cel and 3-D computer animation. The agreement calls for the two Canuck…
The state of California will reimburse filmmakers' costs next year under the new "Film California First" program to fight runaway production.
Global Television has set up a C$750,000 ($500,000) fund to help first-time British Columbia-based producers make documentaries that "reflect the unique experience of life on Canada's west coast."…
Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to "Conan the Barbarian" in a deal worth mid-six figures against north of $2 million and plans to mount a feature that will be written and directed by John…
Seasoned Canuck film producer Rock Demers has revived the "Tales for All" kidpic series that he ended three years ago after 16 features. Demers' Montreal-based company, Prods. La Fete, is set to make…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History