Aurelio De Laurentiis' gamble on "The World of Tomorrow" is continuing to pay off. After acquiring North American rights to "World" in June, Paramount Pictures has picked up U.K., Australia and New…
A standing ovation and some succinct, witty comments from Woody Allen mercifully brought to a close Wednesday a late, lethargic and long-winded ceremony kicking off the 60th Venice Intl. Film…
It looks more like a skateboarding ramp than a catwalk, but an elaborate wooden structure dubbed "the Wave" is set to usher in one of the biggest boatloads of talent in the 60-year history of the…
Italian movies will get a e50 million ($54.5 million) boost this year thanks to Rupert Murdoch-backed paybox Sky Italia.
Like a star football coach coaxed out of retirement to build a top team, Moritz de Hadeln was called on last year -- just four months and one week before kickoff -- to become the first non-Italian…
Gripes about the lack of a bona fide film market are almost as integral to Venice as St. Marks Square or the Bridge of Sighs.
Fox has decided to pull Stephen Norrington's "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," starring Sean Connery, from the fest where it occupied an out-of-competition berth while the Martin…
The 60th Venice Intl. Film Festival will award a Golden Lion for lifetime achievement to Omar Sharif, who is also being honored with an out-of-competition screening of Francois Dupeyron's "Monsieur…
Despite some notable absences, an impressive crop of Euro and Hollywood titles will grace the upcoming 60th Venice Film Festival. Topper Moritz de Hadeln unveiled the official lineup Thursday in Rome.