The German Film Academy will honor actor Armin Mueller-Stahl for lifetime achievement at the upcoming German Film Awards ceremony.
The hunger for celebrities continues. Intl. Broadcast Communications announced on Wednesday deals on its hot-selling "Famous" series into Serbia and Dubai.
David Spitz has been upped to exec VP-general sales manager of theatrical domestic distribution at Lionsgate. Spitz will work closely with theatrical distribution prexy Steve Rothenberg and…
Chinese helmer Feng Xiaogang is set to direct a short film promoting China's current antipiracy campaign that will be released during the Shanghai Film Festival. Fest runs June 16-24.
Film exec Colin Cotter is teaming with Citi to form Continental Entertainment Group, a full-service film financing, sales and distribution company.
Fuji TV has signed Korean heartthrob Lee Byung Hun to star in "Hero," a pic based on its hit show skedded for a September release. The original show, first broadcast in 2001, featured Japanese…
Kitty Carlisle Hart, a stage actress who worked in film and opera before becoming a TV gameshow staple -- and then revitalized her career in her 90s with one-woman shows -- died Wednesday in New…
TV and film Producer Julian Ludwig, who worked with Charlie Chaplin, David L. Wolper and Clint Eastwood, died April 13 of lung cancer in Los Angeles following a long illness. He was 82.
Barry Nelson, an MGM contract player during the 1940s who later had a prolific theater career and was the first actor to play James Bond on screen, has died. He was 89.
Movie marketing vet Tony Hoffman died April 15 in Lafayette, La. where he had lived since his retirement. He was 65.