PARIS — Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, a top distrib of U.S. indie pics in Gaul, went on a shopping spree at Cannes. The outfit nabbed Martin Scorsese's “Silence” as part of…
After sitting out most of "X-Men: First Class," Hugh Jackman and his mutant alter-ego claw their way back into theaters this summer in the X-Men original tale "The Wolverine."
CANNES--This year's Cannes saw a deluge of new titles brought onto the market. But, through Monday afternoon at least, there had not been a deluge of deals snapping them up. One day before the…
A competently acted, technically adequate Cliff Notes take on Faulkner's tale of dirt-poor Missippi folk in mourning.
DreamWorks Studios has inked further output deals with indie distribs, including Metropolitan FilmExport in France, as part of its pact with David Garrett's Mister Smith Entertainment to rep…
Warner Bros.' outdoor marketing blitz for "Great Gatsby" plays on stylized, iconographic images.
Asian film specialist Well Go U.S.A. has taken North American rights to Johnnie To's "Drug War" at the EFM in Berlin.
CAPE TOWN -- When the sound of gunshots rattled the calm in the Cape Flats district of Cape Town on a recent weekday afternoon, nobody panicked.
Simply relating the narrative of Andrew Dosunmu's seductive immigrant drama "Mother of George" would do little to convey the film's stark, poetic power, much less its extraordinary visual and sonic…
Lionsgate has extended its output pacts with international distribs to 10, having signed a deal with Belga Films to handle Lionsgate films in Benelux.