The first ever Russian remake of an Asian film -- Anders Banke's "Newsmakers," based on Johnnie To's "Breaking News" -- has notched up a slate of international sales following the film's world…
Cannes Film Festival
Terry Gilliam is getting lost in La Mancha all over again.
U.K. distrib Optimum Releasing has acquired Jacques Audiard's competish entry "A Prophet" from Celluloid Dreams, Gabe Ibanez' "Hierro" from Wild Bunch and Vincenzo Natale's "Splice" from Gaumont.
Two years after Abu Dhabi first revealed its intentions to become a global film player at Cannes, execs from the ambitious emirate are relaunching their film plans with a clutch of new schemes.
Lightning Entertainment has picked up international sales rights to the thriller "Don McKay," starring Elisabeth Shue and Thomas Haden Church.
Roadside Attractions and Liddell Entertainment bought world rights to HBO Films docu "Good Hair."
Belgian helmer Christophe Van Rompaey will travel to China to shoot his soph feature "Blue Birds."
Pic strings an improvised tale around Tehran's underground indie-rock scene.
Serbia is promoting itself as a film location for international productions -- with the help of the local industry and America's international development agency USAID.
IFC Films snapped up three British films inspired by the Yorkshire Ripper investigations called "The Red Riding Trilogy."
"Mamma Mia!" helmer Phylidda Lloyd is developing a feature project inspired by economist Muhammad Yunus' revolutionary concept of micro-financing.