Actor-director Diego Luna will direct "Chavez," a portrait of farm laborers' leader Cesar Chavez that is set up as a Mexico-U.S. co-production.
William Friedkin, talking about his new movie "Killer Joe" at a Sept. 8 fest press conference, opined, "All women are looking in some ways for a Prince and Princess Charming, and often get a hired…
Celluloid Dreams has picked up worldwide rights to Penn Badgley and Imogen Poots starrer "Greetings From Tim Buckley," which it will shop in Toronto this week.
Michel Gondry is set to make his French-language comeback with "The Foam of the Days," an adaptation of Boris Vian's classic novel.
Whit Stillman, whose "Damsels in Distress" closes the Venice Festival on Saturday, still plans to make "Dancing Mood," about young people in the Kingston, Jamaica, church music scene in 1962 through…
The only thing that stopped the Venice press conference for Thursday competition player "Killer Joe" from turning into a William Friedkin standup somedy show was that the vet director was sitting…
Marion Cotillard ("The Dark Night Rises," "Inception") is set to star in Jacques Audiard's "Rust and Bone," the Gallic helmer's followup to "A Prophet," which took 2009's Cannes fest by storm.
Barcelona-based Escandalo Films will produce "Puzzlement" -- a working title -- the sophomore outing of Mar Coll ("Three Days With the Family").
Chile's Fabula, co-producers of Abel Ferrara's competition pic "4:44 Last Day on Earth," is fast emerging as one of Latin America's most diversified film producers.
Paris bank Coficine-Natixis, one of Europe's primary lenders to its film industry, is closing financing on Ari Folman's "The Congress," his follow-up to "Waltz With Bashir."
When Japanese helmer Takashi Shimuzu presents horror-thriller "Tormented," a 3D fantasy puzzle, out-of-competition today, one of the most frequently asked questions may well be: What really happens?