Rose Kuo has been tapped artistic director for the AFI Fest. She will oversee programming and artistic vision in her new position at the Los Angeles festival.
The 12th Stony Brook Film Festival will feature the American preems of Ghyslaine Cote's pic, "A Family Secret," and Douglas Horn's "Entry Level," which played at Cannes.
Gotham production-distribution shingle City Lights Pictures has taken U.S. rights to Brazilian Cao Hamburger's Berlin competition player "The Year My Parents Went on Vacation."
It seems like Marc Shaiman never stops. While he tinkers with the mix of the bigscreen adaptation of his smash Broadway musical "Hairspray" (opening July 20), he's also composing the score for the…
Gustaf Skarsgard will play the lead in Swedish helmer Ella Lemhagen's "Patrik 1,5."
The history of Broadway musicals on film is often unhappy. (John Huston's "Annie," anyone?) Even when the creative teams responsible have been involved in their adaptation -- the Rodgers and…
"We're very devoted, great friends," says actor-comedian-director Billy Crystal of Marc Shaiman. "He's a part of the family. We've done all of these things professionally, but we've also been through…
Writer-director Judd Apatow collaborated with Marc Shaiman on the number "A Comedian at the Oscars" -- in which Will Ferrell, Jack Black and John C. Reilly lamented Oscar's failure to recognize the…
The Gallic box office fell 9.6% to e553 million ($753.3 million) in the first half of the year, with U.S. films taking $348 million, $11 million less than in same period last year.
A consortium of investors with interests in cable TV has bought a controlling stake in Korean mini-conglom MK Pictures in a deal worth 15 billion won ($16.3 million).