Capping weeks of negotiations, Ridley and Tony Scott have named Michael Costigan prexy of their Fox-based Scott Free production shingle.
Producer-director Ronald Neame will be presented with the Britannia Award for lifetime contributions to international film by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles during the…
Mark Amin's production shingle has filed suit against Sony Pictures Entertainment, alleging Sony is trying to block a futuristic Zorro movie by wrongly claiming exclusive rights to the Zorro…
Now that the smoke has cleared on many of Hollywood's day-and-date actioners -- which have invaded international territories with mixed results this summer -- a pair of slow-rolling family films are…
Veteran TV and film exec-turned-investor Jeff Sagansky is opening his wallet once again, this time for a hefty stake in Canadian film and television company Peace Arch Entertainment.
In a payday said to be worth close to $16 million, Nicole Kidman is set to star in "Invasion," a sci-fi thriller for Warner Bros. Pic will mark the first English-language studio feature for Oliver…
Longtimeoverseas sales and distribution exec Alison Thompson has ankled U.K.-based Pathe Pictures Intl. to become prexy of Focus Intl., the sales division of Universal's Focus Features.
Robert Mitchell has been promoted to senior VP-managing director, Buena Vista Intl. (U.K.). He reports to BVI prexy Mark Zoradi and to Stuart Salter, exec VP-general manager of BVI Europe.
Director Tsui Hark proved that he still has some edge, as his highly anticipated "Seven Swords" bowed Friday in four Asian markets. The $18 million action epic opened in China on a whopping 500…
South Korea's "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" came out guns ablazing, beating expectations in its debut this weekend. Pic drew 1.5 million moviegoers over the four-day weekend, posting an estimated…
Documentarian David Bradbury was presented Monday with the annual Chauvel Award at the Brisbane Film Festival, which runs through Aug. 8. Named for pioneering filmmakers Charles and Elsa Chauvel, the…