The genial and at times genuinely inventive pic should achieve modest arthouse success.
Cannes Film Festival
Jean Prewitt, president-CEO of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, has seen her spirits lifted in Cannes by the market's activity -- and by what she sees as growing traction for anti-piracy…
Gallic helmer Cedric Klapisch casts dramedy "Casse tete Chinois."
French sales company Reel Suspects has inked more pacts on Laurent Bouhnik's erotic comedy "Q," and David Verbeek's "Club Zeus."
Glen Basner's FilmNation has closed a raft of international pre-sales in Cannes with Oren Peli's untitled genre pic, which the outfit is fully financing.
France's Chic Films and Brazil's Bossanova Films are linking to produce "Malandro," from helmer Mika Kaurismaki.
Danish thesp Mads Mikkelsen ("The Three Musketeers") and Germany's Til Schweiger are getting set to go mano a mano in World War II thriller "War Below Zero."
The upcoming Venice Film Festival is shaping up as an especially strong edition, with a slew of hot titles secured more than three months in advance of its Aug. 31 start.
Mel Gibson is in talks to join the cast of helmer Brad Mirman's heist comedy "Sleight of Hand," opposite Kiefer Sutherland, Gerard Depardieu and Thomas Jane.
Marta Esteban's Impossible Films is making "A Gun in Each Hand," an adult comedy that presents eight portraits of men in their 40s, all with identity crises, to be helmed by Catalan auteur Cesc Gay…
German minimajor Constantin Film has snapped up German rights to sci-fi pic "Ender's Game" and Jason Statham starrer "Parker" in Cannes.