A roughly faithful adaptation of Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment," despite its setting in contempo Almaty.
Cannes Film Festival
Bertrand Faivre's the Bureau is on board to produce "Sky," the English-language debut of Fabienne Berthaud, with Cannes competition jury member Diane Kruger set to topline.
We Distribution has sold several major territories for Andrew Lau's action thriller "The Guillotines," currently in postproduction.
Shailene Woodley and Ezra Miller were onhand Thursday night to pick up the Chopard Trophy, which recognizes young actors. Variety partnered with Chopard to select the honorees for the 12th edition of…
Moroccan-French auteur Nabil Ayouch, whose "Horses of God" plays in Un Certain Regard today, is prepping "Simply Juana," one of the biggest-budgeted projects to come out of the Arab region this year.
U.K.-based film financier Prescience has joined forces with finance specialists Lee Vandermolen and Peter Dale to develop sources of institutional funding and private investment.
Myriad Pictures has reached an agreement to rep international rights on more than 20 titles in the Essential Entertainment library, including "Red Dog," "The Expatriate," "Barney's Version" and "The…
Maggie Monteith's Dignity Film Finance has unveiled a slate of three pics, including Joshua Michael Stern's "Closer to Fine," that it is producing and financing.
Despite the rocky local economy, Italy's generous tax credits for foreign productions offering up to 25% of a pic's budget, capped at $6.5 million, are still in place.
With a budget of €20 million ($26 million), Austria's FISA fund has backed 38 feature and documentary film productions since its launch in mid-2010.
The Mediterranean isle of Malta, offering some of Europe's most alluring incentives and the world's largest marine filming tanks, has long been a hotspot for Hollywood tentpoles such as, most…