Mick Jackson, who last directed "Volcano" for Fox 2000, has been tapped to direct the company's "Josiah's Canon." The film is being produced by Adam Fields.
Bill Schultz, exec VP at Film Roman and the No. 2 man under prexy and CEO Phil Roman at the animation producer, has resigned his post effective June 30 but will remain with the company part-time as a…
Robert Pisano is vice chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. His title was incorrect in Wednesday’s story.
Amusical comedy about a zealous stage mother whose star quality ultimately surpasses that of her untalented daughter, "Franchesca Page" has an amusing score and a vivacious lead in statuesque drag…
Barry Sabath, former prexy of the recently dissolved Family Channel Pictures, will join Robin Williams and Marsha Williams' Blue Wolf Prods. as a production and development exec, the company said…
Karlovy Vary will cap its 32nd edition, which runs July 4-12, with a lifetime contribution award to Czech favorite son Milos Forman at a closing-night screening of "Amadeus."
British thesp Ben Chaplin, who used the telephone as a sublime tool of seduction in "The Truth About Cats & Dogs," is joining Sean Penn and Adrien Brody in Terrence Malick's "The Thin Red Line,"…
Kristine Belson, senior VP of production at Columbia Pictures, will move to Jim Henson Pictures in the No. 2 slot behind prexy of production Stephanie Allain, the company announced Tuesday.
David DeCoteau's "Leather Jacket Love Story" will open the ninth annual New York Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, which opens Thursday and runs through June 15 at Manhattan's Joseph Papp Public Theater…
After nearly a year of negotiations, Beacon Pictures has optioned the rights to Brit mystery doyenne P.D. James' sci-fi novel "The Children of Men" for a mid-six-figure price, the company confirmed…
Emma-Kate Croghan, the Aussie filmmaker whose debut feature "Love and Other Catastrophes" garnered critical acclaim at the major film fests last year, is set to helm an adaptation of Phillip K…