National Geographic Cinema Ventures has picked up upcoming concert docu "U2 3D," which it will distribute both domestically and internationally.
Mario Van Peebles has signed on to direct his sci-fi screenplay "The Uniter," which Don Kushner and Brad Wyman ("Monster") are producing.
The Capco Group, the firm headed by David Bergstein and Ron Tutor that owns ThinkFilm, Image Entertainment and the U.K.'s Capitol Films, has taken a large stake in foreign sales company IM Global.
Warner Bros. has set Greg Berlanti to direct "Green Lantern," a live-action take on the DC Comics superhero.
Libyan prexy Moammar Gadhafi is bankrolling a new film about the Italian occupation of Libya to the tune of $50 million.
Sidney Lumet's dark crime drama "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" posted the best per-screen average among specialty pics slugging it out at the weekend box office, while Roadside Attractions'…
"Ratatouille" remained ruler of the international box office for the fourth straight weekend, easily winning the frame with a tasty $21.9 million at 4,770 playdates in 31 markets.
Twisted Pictures is twisted indeed. Imagine a film franchise that cost just under $25 million to produce, but has made almost $500 million at the worldwide box office.
The Art Directors Guild has tapped Ray Harryhausen to receive its Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award.
Jason Reitman's zippy comedy "Juno," about a sharp-tongued 16-year-old dealing with an unwanted pregnancy, won the top prize at the Rome Film Festival, which ended Saturday.
Michelle Williams has grabbed the female lead in Lukas Moodysson's "Mammoth."