Universal has tapped Shane Abbess to helm "Source Code," a sci-fi thriller that Mark Gordon's shingle is producing for the studio.
The Italian box office was down 7% to E189 million ($301 million) in the first quarter compared with the same period in 2007, which was a banner year. Admissions also dropped 7% to 32,000 tickets…
ThinkFilm founder and prexy Jeff Sackman is leaving the indie distrib he built in 2001 with a coterie of former Lionsgate execs.
Jeff Blake has inked a long-term contract with Sony Pictures that keeps him in his post as chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution for the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group through 2012.
J.K. Rowling and a publisher who wants to release an unauthorized lexicon to her Harry Potter novels should try to settle the copyright dispute out of court, a judge said Wednesday.
Uma Thurman, Minnie Driver and Anthony Edwards will star in indie laffer "Motherhood," written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann.
Vancouver-based CG toonmaker Rainmaker Entertainment is partnering with Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment Inc., and Brighton Partners to launch Lee's latest superhero creation, "Legion of 5," as a series…
Richard Gere has signed on for a pair of projects: Avalon Pictures' Amelia Earhart biopic and Millennium Films' cop drama "Brooklyn's Finest."