Producer and foreign sales vet Vicky Pike has partnered with Morris Ruskin to restructure Shoreline Entertainment, the production and distribution company Ruskin co-founded four years ago.
Gayle Lake has been tapped as director of the Sydney Film Festival, replacing Paul Byrnes, who stepped down after 10 years at the helm at the 45 year-old fest.
London-based Winchester Films has picked up three U.S. indie pics for worldwide sale: Nick Searcy's "Paradise Falls," Laurence O'Neill's "Throwing Down" and John Shea's "Southie."
Eddie Murphy has been called many things in the course of his career but never a "Holy Man." So it's a bit of a surprise to see him cast as a genuine religious guru, albeit one with an appreciation…
Twenty-six nonfiction films have been nominated for five International Documentary Association awards, which will be presented Oct. 30 at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey.
Phoenix Pictures will have to cut down on its quiche intake with its acquisition of Mark Steilen and Bennett Yellin's pitch "Real Men."
Good Machine has sold off Canadian rights to its dicey first domestic release, Todd Solondz's "Happiness," to Behaviour Entertainment.
Veteran actor Robert Loggia will co-star with Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez and Eva Marie Saint in "I Dreamed of Africa" for director Hugh Hudson and Columbia Pictures.
Reaffirming its commitment to producing Australian films, Village Roadshow has pacted with Beyond Films to handle foreign sales of its current and upcoming Aussie pictures.
Universal has made a preemptive buy of "Wally & Pepper," a script by first-time scribe Herb Ratner, for Gary Ross and Jane Sindell's Larger Than Life Prods.
A contemporary retelling of "Hamlet" is coming together, with Ethan Hawke in the title role and Kyle MacLachlan as Claudius.