Paul Atkinson, CEO of digital media company Casero, has become chair of the board of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival Group, it was announced Thursday. Former chair Allen Karp will remain on the board.
Bruce Willis starrer "Live Free or Die Hard" took an estimated $9.1 million on its first day, giving renewed shine to the long-absent 20th Century Fox franchise.
Herbert Kloiber, topper of Teutonic media conglom Tele Munchen, has signed a long-term TV licensing agreement with MGM for the free television, German-language rights to Tom Cruise's upcoming…
Despite calls by some German officials to ban Bryan Singer's World War II drama "Valkyrie" from shooting at government locations -- due to Tom Cruise's ties to Scientology -- the project is getting…
East of Doheny is concocting a feature toon with the Gotham Group based on the "Franny K. Stein: Mad Scientist" children's book series.
"The Cool School" is about creating something out of nothing.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired film rights to author Kem Nunn's novel "Pomona Queen." Jeremiah Chechik, director of "The Avengers" and "Benny and Joon," is attached to helm.
Lifetime will fork over a total of about $10 million in license fees for exclusive rights in ad-supported cable to five recent theatrical movies, led by Universal comedy "Because I Said So," starring…
Thousand Words has nabbed "Transit," a spec thriller by Michael Gilvary about a family road trip gone horribly awry.
Mena Suvari will star with Jack Huston, Caterina Murino and Richard E. Grant in "The Garden of Eden," a John Irvin-directed adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway novel.