Jeff Skoll's Participant Media has made its first foreign-language film investment, financing Gael Garcia Bernal starrer "No," from Chile's Pablo Larrain ("Tony Manero," "Post Mortem").
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On July 21, 2001, during the Genoa G8 summit, British journalist Mark Covell was beaten to a pulp and left for dead, bleeding on the ground outside the Diaz Pascoli school amid hundreds of Italian…
Chris O'Dowd and Aidan Gillen have joined Brendan Gleeson in the cast of "Calvary," John Michael McDonagh's follow-up to his directing debut "The Guard."
Naomi Watts has been set to play the late Princess Diana in "Caught In Flight," directed by "Downfall" helmer Oliver Hirschbiegel.
Lionsgate has picked up U.S. rights to Robert Redford starrer "All Is Lost," which Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment is selling at the Berlinale.
Studiocanal has picked up U.K. and Irish rights to Richard Ayoade's "The Double," which Protagonist Pictures is selling in Berlin.
Annette Bening is set to topline director Gillian Armstrong's "The Great," based on the life of Catherine the Great, which Bankside Films is unveiling to buyers at the Berlinale.
A gritty piece of young-adult fiction segues into colorful action-adventure territory in "The Ice Dragon," from debuting helmer Martin Hogdahl.
Self-indulgent musical "Love Is in the Air" comes when a gay teen tells his best friend that you can tell you're in love if a girl farts in your face and you still want to be with her.
Cozying up to evil to save the innocent worked for Oskar Schindler and also, to an extent, for Walter Sueskind, the Amsterdam-based Jewish industrialist who helped the local SS organize "labor-camp"…
The amorous neuroses of a French literary critic and writer are examined in tragicomic detail in "Love Lasts Three Years," the semiautobiographical debut feature of Gallic multihyphenate Frederic…