Italo auteur Nanni Moretti, who is back on the Croisette this year with "Habemum Papam," about a panicked newly elected Pope, is very relaxed about Vatican reactions to his pic.
Cannes Film Festival
The first independent sidebar of the Cannes Film Festival, Critics' Week, which brought helmers ranging from Kevin Smith to Denys Arcand into the public eye, celebrates its 50th edition this year.
Camelot Entertainment subsids Camelot Distribution and DarKnight Pictures are bringing a fresh slate to Cannes including Michael F. Sears' romantic drama "A Warrior's Heart," starring "Twilight"…
Bollywood studio Eros Intl. is selling 13 titles at Cannes. Toplining the list is London and Mumbai-set Hindi-language superhero film "Ra.One," a co-production with Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan's Red…
Irish thesp Cillian Murphy ("Tron") is in advanced negotiations to topline "Wayfaring Strangers," a WWII English-language psychological drama-thriller.
ProSight Specialty Insurance and Aon/Albert G. Ruben are launching a comprehensive completion guarantee to cover all risks associated with the filmmaking.
Argentine Hernan Belon, Benin-born Idrissou Mora Kpai and West African rap artist Didier Awadi are among 12 directors selected for Cannes' Les Cinemas du Monde Factory.
Mark Ruffalo and Tim Robbins will star in indie sex-addict comedy "Thanks for Sharing," the directorial debut of Stuart Blumberg.
Marking some of the fastest major market deals in Cannes in years, Paul W.S. Anderson's "Pompeii" and Richard Klooss' "Tarzan 3D" have both nearly sold out around the world.
W2 Media has acquired all North American distribution rights to the comedy "Pete Smalls Is Dead," starring Peter Dinklage, Tim Roth, Seymour Cassell, Rosie Perez, Steve Buscemi and Mark Boone Jr. and…