While the AFI Fest's scheduled opener had been "The Soloist," "Doubt" filled in at the festival's Thursday night ArcLight launch with star Meryl Streep in attendance.
UCLA's Samuel Goldwyn writing award winners were announced Monday, with Austin Formato taking first place for his screenplay "Self Help."
Miramax is in negotiations to pick up the Keira Knightley starrer "Last Night" in a number of territories including North America in a deal pegged at low seven figures.
Talk about laughing all the way to the bank! Isn't the one doing the laughing the same little lady with long blonde hair and talent she hasn't even tapped yet? She's Meryl Streep, who the major…
Former Weinstein Co. sales chief Glen Basner is looking to make a splash with FilmNation, a new foreign sales outfit that boasts deals with Media Rights Capital, financier and producer Endgame…
Paramount Pictures has upped Georgia Kacandes to president of feature production management, worldwide.
Euro film buffs best Czech themselves at the Brooklyn Academy of Music next month: BAM Cinematek and Czech Center New York will present the ninth annual New Czech Films series from Dec. 3-7.
Actor Louis Guss, who appeared in hundreds of TV series, features and stage productions over his five decade career, died Sept. 29 in New York of natural causes. He was 90.
Gotham-based Arthouse Films has nabbed worldwide rights to Megumi Sasaki's docu "Herb and Dorothy" for an early 2009 theatrical release.
MGM has revived the long-gestating Peter and Bobby Farrelly Three Stooges project.
Distribs in the U.K. and Japan have picked up Robert Dornhelm's "La Boheme" ahead of this year's American Film Market.