IFC Films snapped up three British films inspired by the Yorkshire Ripper investigations called "The Red Riding Trilogy."
Cannes Film Festival
"Mamma Mia!" helmer Phylidda Lloyd is developing a feature project inspired by economist Muhammad Yunus' revolutionary concept of micro-financing.
Gemma Arterton and Ed Westwick will play Cathy and Heathcliff in Ecosse Films' adaptation of Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights."
What makes pic feel special is its unflinching honesty and lack of sentimentality or moralizing.
Pic is a highly promising debut from Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Fernandez Almendras.
Francis Ford Coppola's "Tetro" is a work of modest ambition and appeal.
Film is scheduled for a September shoot in Ireland.
Meirelles, Revolution to produce 'Tropicalia'
U.K. distrib Revolver is taking a shot at becoming a film producer.
"It's taken a recession for my company to take off," jokes Effie Brown.
Abel Ferrara is taking another walk on the wild side with a re-imagining of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," which will be contemporized and titled "Jekyll and…