Mouse House mavens officially kicked off the L.A. Screenings on the Disney back lot Sunday with an "Ugly Betty"-themed evening for the 1,000 foreign TV program buyers in town for the 10-day marathon.
Litton Entertainment has bought the TV-syndication rights to 85 movies from the library of the indie distributor Castle Hill and has hired veteran sales exec Marc Brody to take over as executive VP…
Cannes' day-long salute to filmmakers Sunday offered a little fireworks and a little melancholy, but mostly it was a celebration of film, as more than 30 of the world's greatest made the fest's 60th…
The artistic rollercoaster that is any film festival has at least provided a few good highs through the first weekend of the 60th Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes isn't usually a time to be shy. Sellers trumpet exactly what they're selling to whom -- even if the film doesn't exist. That maxim makes the case of the untitled Larry Charles project fairly…
Julia Roberts is getting back together with Working Title Films to produce and star in a movie about the wildlife conservationist Joan Root, who was murdered in her Kenyan home earlier this year.
A plethora of dramas featuring everything from a female crime-solving team ("Women's Murder Club") to private eyes who are really vampires ("Moonlight") to wife-swappers in the '70s ("Swingtown") is…
"I need an army," says Steven North ("Vukovar"), who is producing "Challenging Heaven," a birth-of-a-nation picture focused on the rise of former Chinese premier Mao Zedong. Mixing Asian and American…
New way to beat the quota system in China: win top prize at the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival. China Film Group Corp. Saturday announced that it may give the winning film at next month's SIFF (June…
Goldie Hawn will star in and direct the comedy "Ashes to Ashes," which will also topline Kurt Russell. The couple arrived in Cannes on Sunday to talk up the film and to support Quentin Tarantino's…
Jordan's Royal Film Commission has confirmed that Kathryn Bigelow will lense "The Hurt Locker" in Jordan this summer. Iraq-set action drama follows the expoits of an elite American bomb disposal unit.