Gallic minimajor MK2 is ramping up production and distribution, and has taken French rights to hot Cannes titles "Confession of Pain," Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's follow-up to "Infernal Affairs," and…
Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen and Susan Sarandon have joined Colin Firth in "The Colossus," a colonial drama set in South Africa at the turn of the 20th century, to be directed by Sean Mathias.
Rome's Buskin Film has pacted with Luxembourg-based equity fund MG Ventures to invest $20 million in a slate that includes pics by Roland Joffe, Bille August and horror helmer Ted Nicolaou.
"Paradise Now" helmer-scribe Hany Abu-Assad is writing and directing an untitled project for Focus Features.
Warp X, the new U.K. low-budget studio, has unveiled its debut slate of six projects, ranging from comedy to horror and music.
Coming off its 10-year anniversary, Gotham production shingle Killer Films is in Cannes with a production and development slate that includes pics toplining Brendan Fraser, Zooey Deschanel, Edie…
Dan Glickman is clear: Asia is important. The MPAA topper feels Asia presents as many opportunities as problems for Hollywood movie firms. But deciding whether using a carrot or a stick is the way to…
Jamaican filmmaker Christopher Browne won the Hartley-Merrill Intl. Screenwriting Prize Thursday for his script "Ghetta Life."
Looking to lure more dealmakers, the Venice Film Festival has hired the Cannes Market's former U.S. rep, Edith Grant, as its industry office consultant with a mandate to radically revamp the Lido…
As competition between European production service providers heats up, Barrandov Studios in Prague has started building three soundstages, which can be turned into one 43,000-square-foot superstage.