Plural Ent., the production subsid of Spanish media giant Prisa, is teaming with Argentina's Jempsa to create a new Buenos Aires-based production house, making upscale, high-end movies and TV…
Paramount Home Entertainment Intl. has tapped Don Hunton to become exec VP and general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Hunton was previously senior VP for Asia Pacific, U.K. and Ireland.
EuropaCorp, the Paris-based production company founded by director Luc Besson, is to float on the Paris Stock Exchange.
Harry Potter will be back two days earlier than scheduled as Warner Bros. has moved the U.S. opening of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" from July 13 to July 11.
Miramax Films and producer Scott Rudin have locked the "Half Nelson" team of Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden to adapt the Marisha Pessl novel "Special Topics in Calamity Physics."
Universal Pictures will develop a remake of the 1939 comedy "Midnight" as a star vehicle for Reese Witherspoon scripted by Oscar-winning scribe Michael Arndt. Stuber/Parent will produce with…
After more than a decade of trying, Diane English has a solid cast and an Aug. 6 start date for "The Women," the remake of the 1939 classic that she adapted and will direct.
On the heels of the breakout success of Warner's "300," Avi Lerner's Millennium Films is delving into the live-action sword-and-sandals genre, developing a Hercules feature.
Film Independent has announced that "Transformers" will hold its Los Angeles premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 27.
For anyone tracking the Latino presence on television, May was a zero-sum month. First, ABC canceled long-running sitcom "George Lopez," prompting its titular star to complain, "TV just became…