Rutger Wolfson has been appointed general director of the Rotterdam International Film Festival for the next four years.
David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises" and Sarah Polley's "Away From Her" dominated Monday's Genie Awards, with each picking up seven trophies and the latter nabbing best picture at Monday's annual…
Paramount Pictures will develop a feature film based on the unlikely overnight success story of Paul Potts, the wannabe tenor who sold cell phones until he won ITV's "Britain's Got Talent" in 2007.
Warner Independent Pictures has optioned Charles Bock's debut novel "Beautiful Children" for Bona Fide Pictures partners Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa. The studio is in talks with Eric Roth to adapt.
Marcus Raboy has been tapped to helm the urban comedy "Tow Truck" for Our Stories Films and Broken Lizard.
Alec Baldwin and Emma Roberts have boarded Derick and Steven Martini's indie dramedy "Lymelife."
Alison Lohman will step into the lead role in Sam Raimi's supernatural thriller "Drag Me to Hell."
Sidney Beckerman, producer of notable 1960s and 70s films including "Marathon Man" and "Red Dawn" died Feb. 25 in Los Angeles. He was 87.
Character actor Lionel Mark Smith, who appeared in several films and plays by David Mamet, died of cancer Feb. 13 in Inglewood, Calf. He was 62.
Hyphenate Emilio Ferrari will produce his next film, "For Love Alone," through his A Plus Prods. shingle.
Peter Askin's film "Trumbo" will open the Full Frame Documentary Festival on April 3 in Durham, N.C.