Mark Ross has been named VP of production at CBS Films. Ross will supervise the development and production of films for the fledgling division of CBS Corp. He will report directly to prexy-CEO Amy…
Javier Bardem has stepped out of the lead role of "Nine," the musical that "Chicago" helmer Rob Marshall will direct for the Weinstein Co.
MGM's going on a journey with "Executive VP David M. Murch's Adventures in Zametherea," snapping up the comedy spec from the writing team of Michael M.B. Galvin and Peter Speakman.
Senator Entertainment has come aboard to produce a feature version of Capcom's videogame "Clock Tower," with Martin Weisz ("The Hills Have Eyes 2") to direct.
Countering remarks by DreamWorks Animation topper Jeffrey Katzenberg, National Assn. of Theater Owners prexy John Fithian said exhibs aren't to blame for holding up the transition to digital movie…
Like a shopworn wedding gown disguised with a new sash, "Made of Honor" feels recycled from top to bottom.
The film biz seems to be embracing optimism as buyers, sellers and producers head for the Cannes market in numbers trending higher than last year. But is it really optimism or is there just more…
As the international film community gets ready to head to the south of France next week, a seismic shift and a few other movements are realigning the balance of power among the major film sales…
With its legendary snootiness, the Cannes Film Festival has never catered to all walks of life, but it was just a matter of time until the overwhelming strength of the euro would propel the fest's…
While most pic purveyors who are headed for Cannes Market will be setting up poster-strewn booths in the exhibition halls or hotels, producer-director Tom Thurman will be floating office-free at the…
Viviane Reding credits herself with putting Europe on the map at the Cannes Film Festival. Now she's taking it a step further to connect Europe with the rest of the world.