The weird history of the world's oldest bank robber gets full camp treatment with animated cartoon-strips and frisky hand-lettered picture-captions in "This Is Not a Robbery."
Shine Group chair-CEO Elisabeth Murdoch will be gala chair for the 36th Intl. Emmy Awards, which will take place on Nov. 24 in New York.
Walden Media has found its "Inner Child," snapping up Ross Venokur's comedy pitch as part of its move to expand beyond adaptations of kidlit and into broad comedies.
In the annual springtime proliferation of legit awards, even clowns get their kudos: Keith Nelson was named clown of the year at the 2nd Annual Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards.
Rialto helmer Tom O'Horgan, whose credits include the original productions of "Hair" and "Jesus Christ Superstar," will be honored at a June gala thrown by the Gotham chapter of the Alzheimer's…
DreamWorks has acquired from Tokyo Broadcasting System the remake rights to the Japanese box office hit "Yomigaeri" ("Resurrection").
MGM Networks will bow an Italian version of the MGM Channel on News Corp.'s satcaster Sky Italia on June 1.
Illusion Studios, Argentina's biggest toon-pic producer, has sold hard-boiled gangster satire "Boogie el ceitoso" to Mexican publishing house Proceso.
Star Group, News Corp.'s Hong Kong-based TV and film operation, scored a 20- movie free TV deal with Romania's Aqua Group.
Indie distrib TLA Releasing has had a busy Cannes, closing deals on a passel of pics, including all North American rights to Canadian retro-slasher pic "Gutterballs," directed by Ryan Nicholson.