"Duellist" helmer Lee Myung-see is set to direct "M," a chiller about a man falling in love with a woman who does not realize she is a ghost. Pic is the newest addition to slate of the Core Studio…
GreeneStreet Films Intl. has hit the Croisette running by picking up all overseas rights to Prospect Pictures' "Barry Munday," starring Luke Wilson and Emily Mortimer.
A trio of film financing companies from the U.S. and U.K. -- Future Films, Screen Capital Intl. and Stonehenge Capital -- are launching a $100 million fund to provide specialized loan finance for…
John Malkovich has replaced Ralph Fiennes as the star of "Disgrace," the bigscreen adaptation of J.M. Coetzee's Booker Prize-winning novel. Pic, which will lense this fall, is set as an…
Guillermo del Toro, whose "Pan's Labyrinth" plays in competition May 27, is teaming with fellow Mexican helmer Alfonso Cuaron on an English-lingo adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1973 book "The Witches"…
Abel Ferrara will train his camera on the 1970s New York underworld in the $10 million Michael Pitt-starrer "The Last Crew," due to begin lensing in New York June 9.
Brazilian sales agent Daniela Ribeiro's new Rio de Janeiro-based sales shingle Iaia Filmes will debut at the Cannes market. A former sales exec at Brazilian film export company Grupo Novo, Ribeiro's…
Italo helmer Mimmo Calopresti, whose Steven Spielberg-produced Holocaust docu "Volevo solo vivere" (I Just Wanted to Live) will unspool in Cannes out-of competish on Tuesday, has secured Gerard…
There's a row between the French and Chinese producers of "Summer Palace," the Chinese film selected for competition in Cannes. Film was submitted and accepted by Cannes before it had a chance to be…
Bill Kong, producer of "Crouching Tiger" and "Hero," is to reteam with helmer Ronny Yu for "Blood: The Last Vampire," an English-language adaptation of a best-selling Japanese manga comic series.