Comedy and satire dominate the line-up of the 34th Directors' Fortnight at next month's Cannes Film Festival.
Markets & Festivals
Universal Pictures has made a deal to remake the 1999 Hideo Nakata-directed Japanese film "Kaosu" in a co-production between Tribeca and Laura Bickford Prods.
Universal's sequel to the street racing hit "The Fast and the Furious" will not be Diesel-fueled, after all.
C. Michael Greene has resigned as the head of the organization that hands out the music industry's most prestigious award, the Grammys, following an emergency board of trustees vote to remove him…
Catherine Breillat's new film "Sex Is Comedy," one of the French titles conspicuously missing from the lineup of the Cannes Film Festival's Official Selection, will be the opening night attraction…
Writer-director Stephen T. Kay ("Get Carter") is in negotiations to helm "Static" for Sony's Columbia Pictures. Pic will be produced by Col-based Neal Moritz, from a script by tyro screenwriter Brad…
VH1 is halting production on fledgling talker "Late World With Zach." Skein, which bowed March 4, will exit the cabler's lineup after just two months. Final original episode is set to air Thursday at…
Poor post-Sept. 11 performance, accounting changes and a writedown related to Network TEN in Australia drove CanWest Global Communications to a C$21.7 million ($13.8 million) loss for the second…
"X Patriots" and "After Freedom" took top honors last week at the fourth annual Method Fest Awards in Pasadena.
The fourth annual Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival unspools today through May 5 with 14 features, 10 docus and a shorts program, including several U.S. and North American preems.
The 41st Intl. Critics Week at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival unveiled its line-up of seven features and seven shorts Thursday, and for the second year in a row there was not a U.S. flick in sight.
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