The arrival of Oscar contenders "Blood Diamond" and "Dreamgirls" caused a ripple rather than a wave of excitement in Europe, where family favorites "The Pursuit of Happyness" and "Night at the…
German exhibs are claiming victory against 20th Century Fox after the major gave in to demands to postpone its planned DVD release of "Eragon" on March 19 — just three months after its theatrical…
Hungary's premier cinema festival, the Magyar Film Week, opened its doors on Tuesday with a lineup of feature, documentary, and short films that fest organizers are lauding as one of the most…
Filmmaker Zack Snyder's newly formed shingle Cruel & Unusual Films has inked a two-year first-look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures.
ThinkFilm has bought worldwide rights to Slamdance Film Festival feature entry "You Are Here," a comedic romp set against the backdrop of the L.A. nightclub scene.
Paramount has hired its first chief technology officer, tapping former Warner Bros. techie Alan Bell for the newly created post.
Marc Rocco will direct an adaptation of Jim Thompson noir novel "The Killer Inside Me." Robert Weinbach wrote the script, and his Cyclone Prods. will produce with Chris Hanley's Muse Film Prods.
Miramax is boarding "Smart People," one of the first productions from Michael London's new Groundswell Prods. shingle. Disney unit is buying North American rights to the pic; Groundswell retains…
Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment have set Oliver Hirschbiegel to direct and Braulio Mantovani (“City of God”) to write “The School.” Brian Grazer will produce the drama, about the…
Reality TV producer Craig Piligian has made a step into feature films, optioning "Adventures of a Hollywood Secretary," a Cari Beauchamp book about Sam Goldwyn's longtime secretary during the 1920s.