Piracy begins at home in the U.K. The number of seizures of imported pirated DVDs in the country fell by 123,719 to 661,581 in the first half of the year compared with the first half of 2004, while…
Here! Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the Warner Bros. Pictures Spain production "Queens" ("Reinas") from worldwide sales agent Fortissimo Films.
Universal Pictures is ready to do the Dew. Studio has inked a pact with Mountain Dew Films, a marketing arm of the soft-drink maker, to distribute snowboarding doc "First Descent," slated for a Dec…
After 15 years as an exec at Paramount Pictures, recently ankled production president Karen Rosenfelt has signed an exclusive, two-year production deal with Fox 2000 Pictures and Twentieth Century…
Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Films has enlisted 007. Pierce Brosnan will join Liam Neeson this fall in "Seraphim Falls," a period drama to be financed and produced by Icon.
Gotham's film office is touting the city's location advantages to the international movie community gathered at the Toronto film fest this week.
Offshore Entertainment, a new production company launched Monday in New York, with each of the shingle's three divisions -- Offshore Pictures, Offshore Television and Offshore Records -- announcing a…
Scott Rudin won a bidding battle for screen rights to the J.R. Moehringer memoir "The Tender Bar," beating several bidders with a high six-figure against seven-figure deal that includes a piece of…
Teenage sleuth Nancy Drew is coming to life on the Warners lot for the first time in more than six decades. Jerry Weintraub is producing "Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills" for Warner Bros…
A 48-hour leave from reform school brings life lessons for the teenage protagonist of "7 Virgins," a street-kids piece that combines energy and delicacy to striking and subtle effect. Pic rises above…
The power outage that struck Los Angeles on Monday was little more than a short-lived nuisance for most of entertainment industry, but it didn't leave showbiz entirely unscathed.