Hilary Swank has signed on to Intandem Films' post-Iraq War pic "Dreams of a Dying Heart."
Ethan Hawke has signed on to CIA thriller "The Numbers Station," directed by Kasper Barfoed ("The Candidate").
Imagenation Abu Dhabi, which is fast making a name in developing, financing and producing Arabic and international features, is making its first Emirati film "Sea Shadow."
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
Brits have always been renowned for their cynicism, but when it comes to U.K. movies and their profits, taxpayers can't be blamed for seeing the landscape in an even darker gray than usual.
Panelists at Winston Baker's Intl. Film Finance Forum talked at length Thursday afternoon about the troubles facing the distribution sector and cited the ongoing battle between theatrical and DVD…
Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Bombay Dreams" is set to hit the bigscreen with "Monsoon Wedding" scribe Sabrina Dhawan confirmed to pen the adaptation.
International sales agent HanWay Films will be handling sales for Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut "Quartet."
"An Education" producers Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey are developing Nick Hornby's bestselling tome "A Long Way Down" for the bigscreen.
French director Xavier Gens' latest pic, "The Divide," has added Lauren German, Milo Ventimiglia, Michael Biehn and Rosanna Arquette to the roster.
Singapore's Media Development Authority (MDA) is launching an annual cinema event, ScreenSingapore, to showcase Asian and world cinema, beginning June 2011.