Non-mainstream Japanese dramas and comedies routinely receive substantial critical acclaim internationally, but a new wave of low-budget cult pics is slipping under the radar and gathering an…
Cannes Film Festival
Japanese buyers supply what is still the world's second-largest pic market, especially for non-Hollywood product.
The thriller is loosely inspired by Jacques Maillot's 2008 "Les Liens du sang."
Sudden resignation stands as a stark reminder of the tough times facing indie distributors.
Guillermo Arriaga has been tapped to pen the script.
Italian producer Elda Ferri ("Life Is Beautiful") has teamed up with Brit producer John Heyman's World Prods. to co-produce "Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You," a Manhattan-set coming-of-age…
Magnolia Pictures has taken all U.S. rights to Alex de la Iglesia's "Sad Trumpet Ballad," one of Spain's flagship productions for 2010. Mikado has bought Italian rights and joined "Ballad" as an…
Gallic director-actor Guillaume Canet ("Tell No One") and U.S. helmer James Gray ("Two Lovers") are teaming on a U.S.-set thriller that will mark Canet's English-language directorial debut.
International music-rights company Cutting Edge Group is looking to broaden its scope into the production sector.
Edward Noeltner's Cinema Management Group has added "Blood Out" to its sales roster in Cannes. Action thriller stars Luke Goss, Vinnie Jones, Val Kilmer and Curtis (50 Cent) Jackson, and starts kicks…
French thesps Vincent Cassel and Jean Reno will star in "Fantomas," an adaptation of the French detective novels produced by Thomas Langmann's La Petite Reine.