MK2 has obtained the 10 year rights to most of the film catalog of Jacques-Yves Cousteau from Europe Images International. The cinematic collection of one of the pioneers of underwater photography…
Shaw Brothers martial-arts films are heading for the Middle East. Celestial Pictures and MBC, the Middle East's leading TV network, inked an exclusive deal for a package of martial-arts pics to be…
Former Universal exec Randy Greenberg has acquired feature rights to Dr. Irene Kassorla's biography "Miracle at Springfield Hospital" and hired Nancy Hendrickson to adapt.
Sony Pictures Classics is back in business with David Mamet, who will direct his original screenplay "Redbelt," which is set in the Jiu-Jitsu fight world of West Los Angeles.
Got Milk? Directors Bryan Singer and Gus Van Sant think they may. Each is trying to be first in production with a film about Harvey Milk, the San Francisco supervisor and first openly gay elected…
Richard Dreyfuss and Henry Simmons will star in Sunset Pictures' basketball drama "Sweetwater," the story of Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton, the first African-American basketball player to play for an NBA…
New Line's getting involved with "The Latin Lover," buying a comedy pitch from Spanish movie star Santiago Segura and setting it up at Benderspink.
Satellite broadcaster Wowow will make a new slate of pics under the Wowow Films label, the company announced Thursday in Tokyo. Wowow has long been putting coin into theatrical pics, but will now…
Shoreline Entertainment has bought the 2,000-title Worldvision Cinema library, which features a mix of genre and classics such as "The 39 Steps," "His Girl Friday," "The Outlaw" and "Little Shop of…
Peace Arch has hired industry veteran Julie Sultan as exec VP of international theatrical film sales. Sultan will report to Kevin Byles, prexy of international distribution.
From the Army Archerd Archive: Good morning. Italy sent us Sophia Loren, so Esther Williams says she's going to Italy -- for "The Islanders," and then later "Move Over Darling."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Damien Chazelle and Barry Jenkins on That Oscars Shocker: The Morning-After Interview
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner