Finnish helmer Dome Karukoski, whose latest film, “Heart of a Lion” world-preemed at Toronto on Friday, is set to make his English-language debut with a biopic of groundbreaking artist Tom of…
New details of The Cronenberg Project, the Toronto International Film Festival's multi-platform celebration of Toronto filmmaker David Cronenberg, were unveiled by festival CEO and director Piers…
A weird yet welcome sideshow oddity on the stage of international art cinema, "Sadourni's Butterflies" tips its hat to the ghosts of German expressionism.
Alternative game platforms are continuing to grow in France, while the physical vidgame market shows a steady decline, and French games are taking the biggest hit.
The nail art biz continues to boom in the beauty industry, and Oxygen plans to get its claws in on the action with the development of a new competition show “Nailed It!” Produced by Matador, “Nailed…
Expanding its indie financing arm before next month’s Toronto Intl. Film Festival, United Talent Agency has hired veteran international sales-distribution exec Yale Chasin. Chasin is joining UTA’s…
J.C. Suares, graphic designer and illustrator whose credits include the revamped look for weekly Variety in the early 1990s, died July 30 in Englewood, N.J., of heart failure after two surgeries to…
A founding member and unofficial leader of the Japanese pop mega-group Kat-tun, formed in 2001, Kazuya Kamenashi was signed, at the age of 12 by Johnny's Entertainment talent agency in 1998.
Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell have joined Echo Lake Management, the management division of Echo Lake Entertainment.
"American Reunion" thesp Jay Harrington has inked with Resolution. Harrington can also be seen on TV Land's "Hot in Cleveland." He is managed by A Management Company.
In a shocking and ominous sign for the international film biz, Spain's Alta Classics, one of Europe's best-known distributors of big auteur fare, is closing its doors after 44 years.