Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley's Simian Films has tapped Lisa Reeve senior VP of production. She will start Sept. 29.
Even before the wide release of "Wes Craven's Wishmaster," Live Entertainment execs said Tuesday they are planning a sequel to the horror pic.
Ben Affleck has inked to pen and star in "Balling the Jack" for New Line Cinema, the studio announced Tuesday.
Joaquin Phoenix has been set to play a condemned man in "Force Majeure," the Propaganda Films drama to be directed by Joseph Reuben from a script by Wesley Strick.
British exhib ABC Cinemas, the second biggest in the country, is planning to sell 20 of its city center sites, a move forced by competition from new multiplexes.
Fortified by a production budget that has more than tripled during the past year, Italy's leading commercial-TV player, Mediaset, is aggressively going after a slice of the action for…
Hollywood Pictures has resuscitated the moribund spec market with the $2.25 million purchase of M. Night Shyamalan's "Sixth Sense," which carries an automatic greenlight for the scribe to direct…
The Sundance Institute is holding a screenplay reading of Josh Kornbluth's "Haiku Tunnel" Monday 22 at 7:30 p.m at L.A.'s Jazz Bakery. Presented in association with Aviator Films, the event is the…
Julian Stone's poker-playing comedy "Follow the Bitch," which won the audience award at the Palm Springs Film Festival, has been anted up for domestic distribution by Gotham start-up Gurney Releasing.
In a move to help her sharpen focus on community outreach and education, Kathleen Milnes has ankled her MPAA post to become Los Angeles' film office Entertainment Industry Development Corp.'s senior…