Chinese helmer Feng Xiaogang is set to direct a short film promoting China's current antipiracy campaign that will be released during the Shanghai Film Festival. Fest runs June 16-24.
Film exec Colin Cotter is teaming with Citi to form Continental Entertainment Group, a full-service film financing, sales and distribution company.
Fuji TV has signed Korean heartthrob Lee Byung Hun to star in "Hero," a pic based on its hit show skedded for a September release. The original show, first broadcast in 2001, featured Japanese…
Kitty Carlisle Hart, a stage actress who worked in film and opera before becoming a TV gameshow staple -- and then revitalized her career in her 90s with one-woman shows -- died Wednesday in New…
Movie marketing vet Tony Hoffman died April 15 in Lafayette, La. where he had lived since his retirement. He was 65.
TV and film Producer Julian Ludwig, who worked with Charlie Chaplin, David L. Wolper and Clint Eastwood, died April 13 of lung cancer in Los Angeles following a long illness. He was 82.
Barry Nelson, an MGM contract player during the 1940s who later had a prolific theater career and was the first actor to play James Bond on screen, has died. He was 89.
Monaco's Cinema and Literature International Forum, launched six years ago as a meeting point for fiction writers and film and TV professionals, closed its three-day run with recognition of one of…
The Newport Beach Film Festival will welcome "Treasure Raiders" when it hosts the Russian action adventure's North American premiere Friday.
The 25th Brussels Festival of Fantasy Film has awarded South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho's monster movie "The Host" its top prize, the Golden Raven.
Deals of all sorts and sizes continued to surface during the third day of wheeling and dealing on the Cannes Croisette. Among the agreements that have been signed in the past few hours: