Icelandic pic "Children," directed by Ragnar Bragason, netted the Golden Swan for best film at the Copenhagen Intl. Film Festival while Swedish pic "To Love Someone" walked away with the most -…
Markets & Festivals
Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas are set to star in caper drama "The Code" with Mimi Leder helming and Nu Image's Millennium Films producing.
CBS has ordered eight episodes of "Jingles," a nonscripted skein from Mark Burnett in which contestants compete to dream up memorable melodies on behalf of real products.
Catherine Keener has signed on to co-star in DreamWorks' music pic "The Soloist."
MGM is going to let the masses spread the word about "Lions for Lambs," United Artists' first release under Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.
Indie financer Unified Pictures ("Bob Funk") is launching development of $35 million CG-animated feature "Noah's Ark" -- to be told from the point of view of the animals in the ark.
Laughter and lust ruled the specialty biz B.O. over the weekend as Wes Anderson's "The Darjeeling Limited" and Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" both enjoyed robust openings.
APA has tapped Hayden Meyer to head up its alternative TV department and added former ICM agent Marc Kamler to its staff.
ICM has signed Rob Zombie, the musician-turned-writer/director who just scripted and helmed the hit remake "Halloween" for Dimension Films. Zombie had been agentless.
Three-time Emmy winner Todd Holland is remaining with 20th Century Fox TV, signing a new two-year, seven-figure deal at the studio.
Producer Mark Canton ("300") has been tapped chairman of the 12th annual Capri Hollywood Film Festival.
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