USA Films has paid under $1 million to acquire domestic distribution rights to Mira Nair's ensemble comedy "Monsoon Wedding."
Italian distributor Cecchi Gori Group has ponied up about $5 million to take all Italo distribution rights to Michael Mann's biopic "Ali" from U.S.-based indie production and distribution company…
Digital filmmaking, the Cannes selection and the U.S. distribution system took direct hits at the American Directors sesh, which drew an SRO crowd at the Variety Pavilion Wednesday.
Ray-Bans and Cannes -- could it get any hipper? After taking a hiatus from the fest last year, the Luxottica-owned sunglasses manufacturer is back, making celebs look even cooler on the Croisette.
True to its image, the Rio Film Festival served up an soiree of suave sensuality Tuesday at the Grand Hotel Plage. Brazilian and Latin toppers mixed with U.S. specialty distribs and, after dinner…
It must have seemed a great wheeze at the time: Get a few craz-ee young actors to toss fake dead pigeons around in the water off the Majestic Beach in order to publicize "24 Hour Party People," the…
Elusive helmer Terrence Malick is planning to produce a new adaptation of Graham Greene's novel "Brighton Rock" for Intermedia Films. Project is being scripted by Brit writer Don MacPherson, whose…
The directorial debut of actress Catherine McCormack and a pic by Nicholas Hytner, both based on scripts by William Boyd, top the development slate of London-based Haystack Films.
The late Polish auteur Krzysztof Kieslowski is the inspiration behind "Kieslowski -- Inspirations," with Overseas Filmgroup handling worldwide licensing and assisting in the financial packaging of…
Catch 23 Entertainment has launched a U.K.-based film development, production and finance venture, with ICM U.K. serving as consultants.