Top Chinese TV producer Zhang Jizhong has signed up best-selling author Neil Gaiman to write a script for a $300 million adaptation of the ancient Chinese folk tale "Journey to the West."
When a filmmaker has nearly 2 million Twitter followers, why not launch his movie with a nationwide grassroots tour?
Scott Porter, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Dominic Dierkes and D.C. Pierson are attached to play supporting roles in Maggie Carey's indie comedy "The Hand Job."
Russell Brand will receive CinemaCon's Comedy Star of the Year award.
As studios and content providers grapple with shifts in windowing, independent producers may have an opportunity to benefit from the changing models.
South by Southwest is packing extra heat this year. Buyers and sellers, including veterans and a sizable gang of first-time biz attendees, saddling up for the annual cinema shindig and confab are…
Bolstering its summer slate, the Weinstein Co. has dated a trio of titles, starting with Toronto fest pickup "Submarine" for limited release June 3.
Route One Films has launched development of supernatural romancer "Mapmaker's Lover," by Yaniv Raz.
• Jay Paulson has landed a series regular role in the ABC pilot “Identity.” Show centers around a new unit of the FBI, the ICD (Identity Crimes Division) to track identity theft. Paulson will play a…
Andy Samberg and Donald Glover will lend a hand alongside their NBC brethren Aubrey Plaza and Bill Hader for indie comedy "The Hand Job."
Elgin James, director of this year's acclaimed Sundance entry "Little Birds," was sentenced to a year in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to attempted extortion.