Veteran exec Elizabeth Kim has been named exec VP of international for the Film Department.
Shorts directed by Jennifer Aniston and Bryce Dallas Howard are among those slated at the 13th edition of the Palm Springs Festival of Short Films, unspooling Aug. 23-29.
Warner Independent Pictures is joining a fraternity, snapping up tyro scribe Scott Rothman's spec script "Fratboy" for Mike Karz to produce through his Karz Entertainment.
Rosario Dawson has signed to join Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan in "Eagle Eye," the D.J. Caruso-directed DreamWorks thriller.
United Intl. Pictures (Far East), the Japan office of distrib UIP, has announced that it will close up shop by the end of the year. Saturday’s announcement was not unexpected since UIP has lost three…
ProSiebenSat1 has acquired a package of films from Cologne-based distrib Splendid Medien that includes David Ayer's police drama "Harsh Times," starring Christian Bale, and Jackie Chan comedy…
Thesp Roger Rees, choreographer Donald Saddler, Theater Communications Group exec director Teresa Eyring and New York U. professor Laurence Maslon are among the new members of the Tony nominating…
While the current "No End in Sight" charts the serial strategic blunders made by the U.S. in Iraq, "War Made Easy" takes a different if equally damning tack. Media/political critic Norman Solomon…
Writer-director-producer Melville "Mel" Shavelson, a stalwart player in the film and TV comedy biz and three-time prexy of the WGA West, died Aug. 8 of natural causes in Studio City, Calif.
Thesp Sarah Polley's feature helming debut "Away From Her" leads the film nominations for the Directors Guild of Canada Awards with five.