Euro film and TV group Studiocanal has closed major territory deals on "Shaun the Sheep," the bigscreen debut of a character first seen in Aardman Animations' Oscar-winning short, "A Close Shave."…
Cannes Film Festival
Hany Abu-Assad returns to form with his first Palestinian feature since "Paradise Now."
Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck and more drop by the Variety Studio in Cannes to discuss their latest projects.
Ketchup Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Michael Polish's “Big Sur,” starring Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas, Radha Mitchell and Anthony Edwards. Five-year-old Ketchup made the…
Action thriller “Badges of Fury,” starring Jet Li and Zhang Wen, has seen strong international sales prior to its Chinese opening next month. Arclight Films specialty label Easternlight is selling…
Glen Basner’s FilmNation has secured multiple major territory deals on Tarsem Singh’s “self/less,” marking the first pic to sell out at Cannes this year. FilmDistrict plans to unspool the Ryan…
Exclusive Media has announced a four-picture rolling equity slate deal with U.K.-based entrepreneur Toby Moores and former Image Entertainment exec Wendy Rutland. The Moores family founded the…
An enticing blockbuster concept gets a lackluster execution from Japanese genre director Takashi Miike.
This alternately sensuous and silly pastiche suggests director Yann Gonzalez may be the next Almodovar or Ozon.
This madcap mystery-romance sustains a light, bouncy tone and a decent hit-to-miss laff ratio even in scenes involving strangulation, dismemberment and cannibalism.