Tania Reichert-Facilides is stepping down as managing director of RTL-owned theatrical distrib Universum Film.
"Arrested Development" duo Jason Bateman and Will Arnett have partnered with Ben Silverman's new Electus shingle to launch a digital-driven production company.
France smashed the all-time box office record last year, notching up Euros1.2 billion ($1.8 billion) off 200.85 million admissions.
Mat Whitecross' biopic about British pop star Ian Dury, "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll," starring Andy Serkis; Oskar Santos' Spanish drama "El mal ajeno," starring Eduardo Noriega; and Sebastien…
Mainland Chinese-born thesp Faye Yu makes a more than creditable helming debut with "Eternal Beloved."
Kat Dennings has been cast in the independent romancer "Daydream Nation" opposite Josh Lucas.
Furst Films has bought feature rights to R.L. Stine's "The Sitter," centered on horror in the Hamptons.
James Cameron has optioned Charles Pellegrino's upcoming nonfiction tome "The Last Train From Hiroshima: The Survivors Look Back" with his own personal funds.
FX has landed bigscreen's biggest fish, acquiring the basic cable rights to James Cameron's "Avatar."
Casting on the Dwayne Johnson starrer "Faster" is picking up speed.
In the latest shakeup atop a major Hollywood PR firm, Leslie Sloane Zelnik and Matt Labov have become co-presidents of BWR.