“Vampire Academy” producer Michael Preger and his Preger Entertainment are giving more life to the undead, obtaining movie rights to Christopher Pike’s series "The Last Vampire." The series…
Can A Song Save Your Life?
The 38th Toronto Intl. Film Festival will end Sunday on a robust note with more than two dozen deals completed. Both “Bad Words” and “Can a Song Save Your Life?” (pictured above) sold for $7 million…
When the Academy expanded the best-pic race to include up to 10 contenders, some purists balked. But 2013 is proving the wisdom of that move. In fact, there’s so many promising titles that even more…
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With its cutesy title, John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?" distracts from the real question looming large over the "Once" director's latest: Can Keira Knightley sing?
With the 38th Toronto Film Festival at the halfway point, Harvey Weinstein has raised hopes for a high-powered finish following his company's $7 million deal for writer-director John Carney's "Can a…
The Weinstein Company is singing a song, and is in final negotiations to close a deal for U.S. rights to John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?"
The Polish cinema scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that because it's also strangely insular. "You might say that the blessing and the curse of a…
As much as 2012 crowned French cinema with commercial and critical hits like "The Artist" and "The Intouchables," which powered international biz, this year's Berlin and Cannes markets revealed a…
Brit comic David Walliams is set to voice the character of Pudsey in the "Britain's Got Talent" winner's feature pic "Pudsey: The Movie." The family pic, which is helmed by Nick Moore ("Wild Child,"…
Hollywood's major studios are making fewer movies and focusing more and more on big-ticket tentpole franchises, giving the independent sector the clear-cut opportunity to expand. With the 38th…
On the eve of the Toronto Intl. Film Festilval, Alcon Entertainment and “Prisoners” director Denis Villeneuve have closed a two-year overall deal. The deal calls covers Villeneuve’s writing and…