Miramax Films has picked up worldwide rights, excluding U.K. TV, to the BBC Films project "Eastern Promises."
After 20 years in development, the film adaptation of John Kennedy Toole's novel "A Confederacy of Dunces" will finally be seen by an audience -- but not on the bigscreen.
Roger Corman, the veteran American low-budget meister who's now based in Ireland, has secured a $10 million credit line to gap finance European co-productions.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
HBO Films London has added "Strip Search," a film from helmer Sidney Lumet, "Oz" creator Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson, and made it's first acquisition -- "The Holy Girl," from Argentine helmer…
Andrea Calderwood's London-based production outfit Slate Films is pushing three projects to shoot within the next year.
L.A.-based Senator Intl. and Paul Brooks' production-financing company Gold Circle Films have inked a four-pic co-financing deal.
Cranking up the company's growing role as feature film co-financier, Fortissimo Film Sales has boarded the Gregg Araki feature "Mysterious Skin," being produced by Antidote Films toppers Mary Jane…
The first full day of box office grosses for "The Matrix Reloaded" proved every bit as bountiful as anticipated. Warner Bros.' action sequel rung up $42.5 million on Thursday in the best opening-day…
"Matrix" producer Joel Silver offered a rare of glimpse under the hood of the international hit in a one-on-one interview with Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart -- the first in the Cannes Conference…
Distribs from around the world tucked into an exotic spread at Miramax's annual Cannes lunch Friday at the Majestic Beach.