With declining auds, closed plexes and scrapped projects, the film biz has suffered like many other industries following the Great East Japan Earthquake, but it has nonetheless played a role in…
Cannes Film Festival
Jack Black is set to join forces with Brit helmer Michael Winterbottom for a new comedy "Bailout," which Ealing Metro International is pre-selling here in Cannes.
Anchor Bay Films has snapped up North American distribution of the documentary "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel" and plans a theatrical release for late summer or early fall.
After recently vacillating on the brink of closure, Italian state film entity Cinecitta Luce is back on the Croisette with new vigor thanks to government refinancing and a more muscular mission to…
Dennis Quaid is joining Bradley Cooper and Jeremy Irons in dramatic thriller "The Words."
Optimum Releasing has acquired U.K. rights to the Steve Carell/Keira Knightley romance "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" and Roman Polanski's "Carnage."
Glen Basner's FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales on Steven Soderbergh's tentatively titled male stripper pic "Magic Mike," toplining Channing Tatum.
TF1 Intl. has acquired French rights to Kevin Macdonald's "How I Live Now," which it will release through its distribution arm, UGC.
Fortissimo Films and WME have boarded sales for Julianne Moore-Alexander Skarsgard starrer "What Maisie Knew."
Gallic filmmaker Anne-Dominique Toussaint, who produced Nadine Labaki's Un Certain Regard player "Where Do We Go Now?" is developing her first English-language pic, "Motherhood Inc."