Pathe Pictures Intl. will handle worldwide sales for "As It Is In Heaven," this year's Swedish Oscar entry. The film has been nommed for eight Swedish Guldbaggar awards.
The British Academy of Film & TV Arts has decided to cap its worldwide membership at 6,500. The org has 6,240 members on its books -- 4,760 in the U.K., and 1,480 across the two American branches…
El Mundo TV, the film/TV production arm of Spanish newspaper El Mundo, is prepping a docu spec on Madrid's March 11 Al Qaeda outrage: "March 11: The Madrid Bombings."
Unscripted vet Jamila Hunter has joined 20th Century Fox Television as the studio's No. 2 comedy development exec. As VP of comedy development, Hunter will work with scribes on 20th's roster and…
In a high-six-figure deal, 20th Century Fox has optioned "Orphan's Dawn," a spec script by Josh Friedman. The futuristic sci-fi film will be produced by John Davis and Wyck Godfrey of Davis…
Zach Schiff-Abrams has joined Sony-based Michael De Luca Prods. as part of De Luca's executive team, which includes Alissa Ferguson and Josh Bratman.
Revolution Studios has found a manager for its "Bench Warmers." Studio is in negotiations with veteran comedy director Dennis Dugan ("National Security") to helm the baseball laffer.
David Morrissey has landed the male lead opposite Sharon Stone in "Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction," which Michael Caton-Jones will helm in London this March.
The pilot lights were flashing green at ABC Thursday as the net gave the thumbs up to four drama projects, including hours from J.J. Abrams and Rod Lurie.
CBS is developing a telepic about the Scott Peterson case, snapping up the rights to Amber Frey's just-released book to serve as the basis for the project.