The bitter battle between Europe's studios to lure big U.S. shoots has claimed a large scalp: Spain's $380 million Ciudad de la Luz.
Studio Babelsberg has boarded Fox 2000's adaptation of Markus Zusak's bestselling World War II-era novel "The Book Thief," starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
Acknowledging the horrors at Guantanamo Bay is easy, but showing them onscreen without resorting to sensationalism proves beyond the capabilities of Stefan Schaller's "5 Years."
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Germany's well-earned reputation as one of the world's leading co-production countries continues to attract international projects despite growing competition from neighboring European states.
Reliance Entertainment's Motion Picture Capital has come onboard to produce and finance J. Michael Straczynski's WWII drama "The Flickering Light," with lensing to start in November.
Christoph Waltz has signed on to play former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Mike Newell's "Reykjavik."
Capital region lures foreign shoots with subsidies, prod'n expertise and top facilities
This enervating muddle of paranormal nonsense manages the difficult feat of seeming frenzied and lethargic all at once.
European funding may get easier for big U.S. productions.
Since taking over Studio Babelsberg in 2004, Charlie Woebcken and Christoph Fisser have attracted a slew of high-profile international filmmakers to Berlin, overseeing the facility's expansion and…