Some of Egypt's most exciting young filmmakers have teamed with former StudioCanal CEO Frederic Sichler to create Arab world sales company Pacha Pics.
Cannes Film Festival
Antonio Banderas' Green Moon, Tarak Ben Ammar's Paris-based Quinta Communications and Spanish conglom Vertice 360 are in advanced negotiations to launch a pan-European production-distribution…
Sam Rockwell, Mickey Rourke and Christopher Walken will join Colin Farrell in black comedy "Seven Psychopaths," which HanWay is selling at Cannes.
Salma Hayek, in Cannes to present footage from DreamWorks Animation's "Puss in Boots," is teaming with Mathieu Demy, son of Jacques Demy and Agnes Varda, on "Americano," Demy's directorial debut.
Paris-based shingle Le Pacte has picked up two Bulgarian pics playing at Cannes: Directors' Fortnight player "The Island" and Critics' Week's screener "Ave."
Film's frustratingly elliptical style and lack of character insight give it a distinctly first-draft feel.
Matthew McConaughey and Hilary Swank are set to topline "The Dallas Buyer's Club," helmed by Jean-Marc Vallee ("The Young Victoria").
The Cairo Film Festival will unspool with a new look and an entirely different agenda.
Orlando Bloom, Nick Nolte, Stanley Tucci and Cristina Capatondi are set to star in helmer-scribe Cecilia Miniucchi's romantic road trip comedy, "Idea in America."
Barry Levinson's feeling energized by going back to his mob drama roots with Al Pacino onboard to play a key role in "Gotti: Three Generations."