Appearing as an official selection, noncompeting, Roman Coppola's "CQ" unspooled at the 54th Cannes Film Festival.
UGC Intl. has sold "Vidocq," the directorial debut of French special effects wizard Pitof, to nine territories in two days.
Nicolas Cage's Saturn Films will produce "Dog Eat Dog" for Magellan Filmed Entertainment. "Dog" is a dark story of three committed criminals who decide to target the group least likely to call the…
Becoming the first non-Euro so honored, Lawrence Bender on Sunday was saluted as the Cannes Film Festival's producer of the year, essentially a lifetime achievement award. Holding the trophy, Bender…
New York's downtown film scene descended on the rooftop of the Sofitel Friday for the premiere party for Ethan Hawke's digital ensemble piece "Chelsea Walls," which opened the Directors Fortnight.
The Coen brothers tread into James M. Cain territory with "The Man Who Wasn't There," but with less tasty results than either Cain or the Coens themselves at their best. The always inventive team…
The Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lotto franchises, has agreed to a U.K. distribution deal for its next five pics with Pathe.
With "Shrek" winning warm applause and plenty of laughs in its Cannes premiere Saturday evening, DreamWorks' after-party a la plage offered guests and those who worked on the pic a chance to play -…
Terence Stamp and David Arquette are attached to star in the $7 million "Screenland," based on the murder of Laurence Austin, owner of L.A.'s Silent Movie Theater. Bill Pullman and Ruth Fainberg of…
Director Bruce Beresford and writer Patrick Edgeworth, currently collaborating on "Boswell for the Defence," are re-teaming for "The World Underneath," which is in development at Warner Bros.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has picked up worldwide distribution rights including North America for north of $1 million to "Kissing Jessica Stein."