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."
Kevin Spacey has been cast as the villainous Lex Luthor in director Bryan Singer's "Superman." The Warner Bros. tentpole will begin production at Fox Studios Sydney on March 3.
Concerned about the quality of music playback systems, eight prominent music engineers and producers have formed an org to evaluate and certify gear as well as educate professionals and enthusiasts…
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…
A&E Television Networks has tapped several ad sales execs for positions at A&E and the History Channel.
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…
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.
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