Overture Films parent Starz has completed agreements to provide $325 million in long-term financing for Overture's slate of up to a dozen films per year.
British author Danny King's latest novel "School for Scumbags" has been optioned for feature development by producer David Matalon.
Fox 2000 has added Alan Arkin to the cast of "Marley & Me" and has set a spring start date.
Director Paul Greengrass has set Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear to star alongside Matt Damon in the untitled Iraq war thriller that begins shooting today in Spain for Universal Pictures.
China Film Group's planned stock market listing is unlikely to happen before the Chinese New Year on Feb. 7.
With studios starting to drop the ax on staffers in order to cut costs during the strike, development deals with producers may not be far behind.
"The 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards Announcement" -- doesn't quite have the same ring to it, does it?
Deals with indie film companies that were supposed to fall like dominoes in the wake of United Artists' interim agreement with the Writers Guild have not done so.
Norway's film business had a disappointing 2007.
Mexico's new generation of helmers will be in the spotlight at the 31st Gothenburg Film Festival, which kicks off Jan 25.