Universal Pictures has acquired screen rights to the Irene Nemirovsky book "Suite Francaise" and set Ronald Harwood to adapt the tale about the occupation of France by German troops.
Lionsgate has picked up domestic distrib rights to the first live-action feature based on the popular Bratz fashion dolls. Deal is just one component of a larger pact struck with consumer…
Christine Lahti has made a deal to direct "Any Way You Want Me," a drama with comic elements that will be financed by Endgame's James Stern. Stern will produce with Jay Cohen and Julia Eisenman will…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped "An Inconvenient Truth" to receive its Pare Lorentz award as the film that best represents the activist spirit and lyrical vision of its namesake.
Material Entertainment, the U.K. production joint venture between Entertainment Film Distributors and New Line Cinema, has started shooting its first project, "Run, Fat Boy, Run," David Schwimmer's…
Warner Bros. Intl. has crossed the $1 billion mark in foreign grosses for the sixth year in a row, despite less-than-stellar performances by its summer tentpoles.
Shares in Lionsgate fell 5% in after-hours trading Wednesday as the indie studio saw its loss grow last quarter on weaker performance for its TV and homevideo divisions.
"Pirates of the Caribbean" helped Disney find its own treasure chest this summer as the Mouse House more than doubled its profit and posted a double-digit revenue increase thanks to pics.
The Weinstein Co. has bought all U.S. rights to Wong Kar Wai's "My Blueberry Nights," a road movie set in the U.S. and starring American actors.
Fox is getting a do-over of sorts this weekend on its left-field hit "Borat." After dramatically slashing the number of prints on the pic for its opening frame, Fox still wound up at No. 1. Now the…
Tim Robbins and d.p. Ellen Kuras will be feted at the Independent Film Project's 16th annual Gotham Awards Nov. 29 at Chelsea Piers.