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…
Screen Gems has acquired screen rights to "The Maintenance Man," Michael Baisden's bestselling novel about a gigolo in existential crisis.
Cinema Expo International will present Philippe Täschler of Kitag Cinema Group with its International Exhibitor of the Year award.
Jieho Lee is in negotiations to direct Lionsgate's "Kane and Lynch," an actioner based on the upcoming videogame by Eidos Interactive.
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.
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…