Overture Films has tapped independent film vets Sean Furst and Robert Kessel as exec VPs of productions and acquisitions and hired Bryan Furst as senior VP of productions and acquisitions.
In New York: Had a great experience last week with the British star Rupert Everett. Tina Brown had told me he is "the best lunch or dinner companion in the universe" and he is indeed pretty darned…
Actor Andy Garcia has joined Phoenix Pictures' Mike Medavoy as advisory board members for South Korean production company Guardtec.
The American Cinema Editors has tapped John Soh and Frank J. Urioste recipients of its Lifetime Career Achievement Award. Kudos will be presented at the 57th annual ACE Eddie Awards on Feb. 18 at the…
Korean major CJ Entertainment is heating up its U.S. ambitions by partnering with Warner Bros. for the first time on the pic "August Rush" starring Robin Williams and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Gisela Uhlen, German actress in film, theater and TV, died Jan. 16 after long illness in Cologne. She was 87.
The late punk rock legend Joe Strummer is rendered fully human in Julien Temple's engrossing and all-encompassing portrait "Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten."Pic is the creative equal to…
"The Devil Came on Horseback" is an account of the genocide in Sudan's province of Darfur.
After a somewhat sleepy start, Sundance surged to life Monday as lucrative deals for pics began to pour in, with Fox Searchlight spending a reported $10 million in less than 24 hours on a pair of…
MPAA chairman-CEO Dan Glickman met with indie filmmakers and studio specialty execs Monday at Sundance, declaring he wants the movie biz to embrace the NC-17 rating and thereby provide a place for…