Radar Pictures and Plan B have won a heated auction for "The Gift," a New Yorker article by Ian Parker about a man who, after giving away his $45 million real estate fortune to charity, went a step…
After the Dec. 2 Variety screening of "Imaginary Heroes," Sigourney Weaver discussed the merits of working on independent pictures, expressing no qualms about signing onto the indie feature directed…
The Iraqi Ministry of Culture has tapped Iranian auteur Bahman Ghobadi -- whose latest effort, "Turtles Can Fly," was picked up by IFC Films for U.S. distribution -- to act as a consultant on a…
After "Les Choristes" unspooled at the Variety Screening Series, helmer Christophe Barratier joked that any movie involving kids going away for their education would be greenlit easily, thanks to the…
Platinum Studios and Relativity Management have teamed with Vancouver's the Shop Animation Studios to develop and co-produce "Dylan Dog: The Fourth Kingdom," based on an Italian comicbook series.
Having seen his first two directorial efforts crack the competitive Sundance roster, veteran PR pro Dan Klores is launching Shoot the Moon Prods. to produce film, TV and legit projects.
Fox has decided to become a parent to "The Only Child," preemptively buying the comedy pitch from "King of the Hill" writer-exec producers Sivert Glarum and Michael Jamin for Barry Josephson to…
Hallmark Channel is bringing "Davey and Goliath" back to television in the form of a one-hour Christmas special. "Davey and Goliath's Snowboard Christmas," which bows Dec. 19 on the cabler, reps the…
"Tell Them Who You Are" helmer Mark Wexler talked about his very personal docu at the Variety screening series. The majority of the Q&A session dealt with the film's main subject -- renowned…
Rachel Cohen has joined Tribeca as senior VP of development and production. Cohen will work in development along with company head Jane Rosenthal, Hardy Justice and the existing Tribeca exec staff.
New York-based reality producer Red Dog Entertainment has opened an office in Los Angeles and clinched deals with Vin Di Bona Prods. and Maxim magazine's Moving Pictures DPI division.