Tim Firth has been hired to adapt Ahmet Zappa’s kids’ book “The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless” for Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Walt Disney Pictures.
Touchstone Television's executive suite is now fully staffed. Julia Franz, studio's exec VP in charge of creative affairs, has added or promoted four veepees to Touchstone's drama, comedy and current…
A. Smith & Co. is looking to produce television "For Dummies." The "Hell's Kitchen" producer has inked an overall production pact with John Wiley & Sons, the publisher behind the "For Dummies" brand…
Warner Bros. is moving up the release date of Clint Eastwood’s Japanese-language “Letters From Iwo Jima” — the companion pic to “Flags of Our Fathers” — from Feb. 9 to Dec. 20. New frame puts…
James Bond appears to have won over one of his toughest adversaries yet -- China's film censor. The Film Board has passed 007's latest outing, "Casino Royale," for release -- the first time Ian…
Film funder Telefilm Canada will finance 13 English-Canadian features including "Emotional Arithmetic," starring Susan Sarandon, Christopher Plummer, Gabriel Byrne, Roy Dupuis and Max von Sydow.
Jamie McCabe has been promoted to the newly created position of executive VP for worldwide pay-per-view, video-on-demand and electronic sell-through for 20th Century Fox Film, effectively immdiately.
DreamWorks Animation said Wednesday it will likely take an unspecified write-down in the fourth quarter on "Flushed Away," the Aardman Animation pic that opened early this month.
Twentieth Century Fox Mexico has promoted marketing director Juan Carlos Lazo to managing director, giving him management of Fox's theatrical distribution, marketing and administrative activities in…
Some 360 Japanese films have been released since Jan. 1, beating last year's 356 and on course to reach over 400 releases. The last time this happened was in 1973, which saw 405 releases.
"Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock?" is about a feisty female trucker who buys what may be a Jackson Pollock for five bucks at a small-town California thrift shop. First feature-length docu financed…