Cineworld, the U.K's second largest cinema chain with 820 screens, has reversed its decision to float citing adverse market conditions.
HONG KONG – Veteran multihyphenate Philip Chan has joined Hong Kong’s Emperor Motion Pictures as its head of production. Former actor, director, producer and music composer, Chan was until three…
With the Weinstein Co. effort under way to remake Akira Kurosawa's 1954 classic "The Seven Samurai," scribe John Fusco has been tapped to pen the script for the redux.
David Kaminow has been named exec VP of marketing at the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group. He will work alongside Valerie Van Galder, prexy of marketing for the group, on all aspects of Sony…
Uma Thurman will topline "In Bloom," an adaptation of Laura Kasischke novel "The Life Before Her Eyes" that Vadim Perelman will direct. Pic, to be financed by 2929 Prods., begins lensing in August…
Charlize Theron has been tapped to receive the Los Angeles Film Festival's Spirit of Independence Award at a June 28 ceremony. Clips of the thesp's work will be shown at the award presentation…
Q'Orianka Kilcher has signed on to star in "The Power of Few" and produce through her newly launched production company, Q Films. Steelyard Pictures also will produce.
Valhalla Motion Pictures and Legendary Pictures are going to Iraq, obtaining feature rights to Matthew Bogdanos' "Thieves of Baghdad" to produce for Warner Bros. Gale Anne Hurd will produce.
Universal Pictures and Marc Platt Prods. have acquired rights to "Talent," a comicbook series by Christopher Golden and Tom Sneigoski. Series is based on a college professor, the sole survivor of a…
Visual effects pros Greg and Colin Strause have been hired to direct "Alien vs. Predator 2" for 20th Century Fox. Shooting is skedded to begin in September for a summer 2007 release. "Armageddon"…
New Line has tapped Nicole Blonsky, a 17-year-old New Yorker, to star as Tracy Turnblad in its "Hairspray" feature. Thesp won the role following a nationwide search. Thesp joins John Travolta, Queen…