Proving that even at Disney no cow or dog is too sacred, the studio has struck a deal with TV scribes Spencer Green and Mary Elizabeth Williams to pen a feature parody of such seemingly inviolate…
The Brooklyn Academy of Music will open its arthouse multiplex Nov. 13.
Continuing its aggressive pursuit of prestige English-language fare, Studio Canal Plus has acquired worldwide rights to "Sympatico" from Brit stage director Matthew Warchus.
Philip Pelletier, a composer, and Verne Lindner, a visual effects/title designer, have formed Swankytown, a multifaceted entertainment company.
Sony Pictures has picked up tyro Brit scribe David Logan's pitch "Five Killers Killing" for helmer Gary Fleder's Mojo Films production banner.
Zeitgeist Films has acquired three films from the festival circuit.
Writer-director Francois Girard's "The Red Violin," already screened at the Venice and Toronto festivals, nabbed two prizes at the 27th annual Montreal Intl. Festival of New Cinema and New Media.
Three more Hollywood studio pics -- "Autumn in New York," "Beloved" and "Soldier" -- quietly surfaced for sale to foreign distribs on Monday, the first day of the London Screenings (through Friday)…
The Canadian Film Centre will announce today the establishment of a biennial lifetime achievement award, whose first recipient is Norman Jewison.
Landing at its third home, the Hughes Bros.' Jack the Ripper saga, "From Hell," seems to be one project that refuses to die. Twentieth Century Fox recently picked up the project after it had been put…