Warner China Film, the joint venture of Warner Bros. and state-owned conglom China Film Group, is greenlighting a package of movies for production in China.
Hospitalized children will now be able to escape to the movies, after Canadian filmmaker Barry Avrich spearheaded the construction of a C$1 million ($910,000) state-of-the-art movie theater at the…
As a stripped-to-essentials "canned theater" version of a classic Jacobean drama, "The Changeling" likely will prove most useful as a teaching tool in college-level drama courses. First-time feature…
Bold Films is pairing with visual effects house the Orphanage to produce "Legion," a supernatural thriller that marks the directorial debut of Scott Stewart. Shooting begins in the fall.
The Sundance Channel is making a push into bigger movies, snapping up TV rights to a number of titles from small and mid-size distribs. The controversial bestiality doc "Zoo" and Uganda youth…
Jun S. Oh has joined Warner Independent Pictures as VP and head of business and legal affairs. Oh will report directly to Warner Independent prexy Polly Cohen.
Gerard Butler is going from ancient Greece to fantasy isle. Butler ("300") will star opposite Jodie Foster and Abigail Breslin in Fox Walden kids adventure "Nim's Island," based on Wendy Orr's kids…
If God didn't want us to watch mob movies, He wouldn't have given us Brooklyn Italians -- or so one gathers from "Brooklyn Rules," a sometimes funny, occasionally maudlin coming-of-age dramedy that…
The Massachusetts legislature is ready to move on several bills to correct what are perceived as glitches in its current tax incentives for film production.
Talent agent and personal manager Mimi Weber died May 16 of an aneurysm in Los Angeles.
Three weeks after relaunching itself as a full-service studio, Summit Entertainment has signed a homevideo output deal with Universal Studios Home Entertainment.