Jean Marais, the French film and stage actor whose body of work ranged from Jean Cocteau’s classic “Beauty and the Beast” to a host of swashbucklers in the 1960s, died at a hospital in Cannes on Nov…
Director-novelist Cristina Comencini turns her hand to romantic comedy in "Marriages," a fairly standard effort whose rush to please will probably work better on TV than the bigscreen. Though the…
Brian Sullivan, CEO of Rolling Oaks Enterprises, and producers Dan Glasser and James Frey have formed Next Generation, an indie production company that will use up to $15 million for film development…
Destination Film Distribution Co., the new production and distribution entity headed by producer Steve Stabler, has named former Paramount vice chairman Barry London as president of marketing and…
Sean Penn's Clyde Is Hungry Films has signed a first-look deal with October Films.
In an unusual move for a Hollywood-based production company, Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods. has launched its own British theatrical distribution company, Icon Film Distribution.
"Blade" helmer Stephen Norrington and his producing partner Matthew Justice have signed a deal with Summit Entertainment to finance and distribute their next pic, "The Last Minute."
Germany's Jugendfilm has inked a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox whereby the Hollywood major will handle all Jugendfilm titles, both theatrically and for home entertainment.
Universal has hitched its chariot to DreamWorks' big-budget Russell Crowe starrer "Gladiator," which it will co-finance and distribute overseas.
Plans on the part of Rotterdam to peg itself as the new audiovisual center of Holland appear to have come to a screeching halt.
A monthly short-film fest dedicated to introducing the work of independent directors to the Los Angeles community kicks off Sunday. Known as Hollywood Shorts, the event's organizers plan to accept…