Peter Weir is attached to direct contemporary gothic thriller "The Keep," adapting Jennifer Egan's 2006 bestseller in a film set in a mysterious medieval castle somewhere in Central Europe.
Rolling off Gilles Lellouche starrer "Point Blank," a critical and commercial hit, French helmer Fred Cavaye is prepping his next feature, an untitled thriller toplining Vincent Lindon and Daniel…
Madrid-based sales consortium Latido Films has acquired international sales rights to thriller "Thesis on a Homicide," toplining Argentinean star Ricardo Darin ("The Secret in Their Eyes").
Despite cuts, there's still life in Spain's film industry.
German sales agent Sola Media has scored a raft of pre-sales on 3D toon feature "Jelly T," Danish helmer Michael Hegner's followup to "Niko and the Way to Stars."
Olivier Courson, Studiocanal chairman-CEO, accepted Variety's 2012 Achievement in International Film Award on Friday at a Baoli beach cocktail-luncheon sponsored by Chopard.
Guido Rud's FilmSharks has closed international sales rights outside Argentina and France on Argentinean helmer Adrian Caetano's hitwoman thriller "Mala" (Evil Woman).
Moroccan-French auteur Nabil Ayouch, whose "Horses of God" plays in Un Certain Regard today, is prepping "Simply Juana," one of the biggest-budgeted projects to come out of the Arab region this year.
France and China, two of the world's biggest film powers and markets, look to be moving closer, however halting and complex the entente may be.
Cannes highlights burgeoning biz of Latin America's biggest nation
MPI Media Group has snapped up all North American rights to Spanish psychological thriller "Sleep Tight."