China is getting a slice of Italian cinematic history this month with the screening of a collection of classic films spanning from 1951 to 2003, including pics by Federico Fellini, Michelangelo…
Kris Thykier is ankling as vice chairman of PR agency Freud Communications to join producer-director Matthew Vaughn as a partner in his company MARV Films.
Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton are off to a good start. Virtually all the critics agree. But that doesn't necessarily spell Oscar for the first-time directors of "Little Miss Sunshine." Right now…
Former Screen Actors Guild exec Seth Oster is taking a top job with the Motion Picture Assn. of America as exec VP for communications. Oster, who ankled his post as national exec director for…
Paramount Pictures brass has disbanded a mandate ushered in by prexy Gail Berman that bound term-deal producers to work with the same team of creative execs on all their film projects.
Lionsgate has hooked spec script “The Bass Master,” a broad comedy penned by Tab Murphy and Devin Maurer that Todd Garner will produce through his production company Broken Road. Picture will be set…
Rolling Stone Keith Richards will have a role in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At The World's End" Jerry Bruckheimer announced during a Disney press conference Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show…
Thesp Mekhi Phifer is launching a production company to be based at John Wells' production shingle on the Warners lot.
Producers will tell you that one issue discussed at length on their therapists' couch as a reason for inordinate stress can be getting directors interested in their projects. After all, attaching a…
If Bill Condon, who wrote and directed "Dreamgirls," nabs a helming nom this year, his odds aren't great for winning, even if "Dreamgirls" itself wins best pic.
Focus Features has locked cast and a February start date for "In Bruges," the feature directorial debut of Martin McDonagh. Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson will star with Ralph Fiennes, Clemence…