Foreign sales vet New Films Intl. is entering the U.S. theatrical distribution market, hiring longtime indie distrib exec Tim Swain to head the new division.
Universal Pictures has attached "Taken" director Pierre Morel to direct action thriller "Pursuit."
Luc Roeg's London-based Independent Film Co. has tapped "The Tudors" creator Michael Hirst to adapt Bernard Cornwell's bestseller "Agincourt."
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Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to "The Art of Racing in the Rain." Studio will develop the bestselling Garth Stein novel as a starring vehicle for Patrick Dempsey.
Screen Gems has set Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgard to star alongside James Marsden in "Straw Dogs," a reimagining of the 1971 Sam Peckinpah film.
Christine Baranski has joined the cast of Sony's "Bounty Hunter" comedy as Jennifer Aniston's mother.
Six fellows will attend this year's Sundance Institute Composers Lab, as part of the org's film music program, which runs July 15-29 at the Sundance Resort in Utah.
Louisiana is keeping the good times rolling with a 5% hike in its transferable production credit to 30% -- upping the ante in the competitive production incentive market.
Gordon Prend has been upped to exec VP of worldwide marketing for indie distrib Anchor Bay Entertainment.
Three years after his low-budget crime comedy "Crazy Stone" rewrote mainland Chinese cinema's commercial ambitions, helmer Ning Hao returns with an even more turbo-charged mainstream picture that's…
Those who grew up on Hogwarts' most famous boy wizard may have gotten older -- millions are now young adults -- but they appear to have lost none of their loyalty to Harry Potter.