The Film Department plans to start a distribution operation and has filed for a public stock offering to fund it.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp and Spain's Telecinco Cinema, two of the most powerful production houses in Europe, are on a B.O. high.
Colifilms Diffusion has taken all French rights to "Adama Meshuga'at" (Sweet Mud), the second feature film from Israeli filmmaker Dror Shaul.
David Permut ("Youth in Revolt") is teaming with Dave Gross and Jesse Shapira to produce the romantic teen comedy "Pictures of You," penned by Joshua Friedlander.
CBS is developing a drama based on author James Patterson's upcoming novel "Private."
German thesps Hanna Schygulla and Wolfgang Kohlhaase will be feted at the Berlin Film Festival's Homage with honorary Golden Bears for lifetime achievement.
Fifteen years after its start, the Broadcast Film Critics Assn. is giving its big show a complete makeover.
The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are facing a looming deadline within the next few months if they're going to negotiate together on the…
Jack Black, whose last foray into animation was the hit "Kung Fu Panda," is the centerpiece of an untitled animated film pitch that Illumination Entertainment, Chris Meledandri's Universal-based…
'Moon' and 'Fish Tank' each scored double honors at the British Independent Film Awards.
Appealing Thai dramedy "Best of Times" shows that love can be wonderful and painful at any age.