The Weinstein Co. is going 3-D. Dimension Films is producing "Piranha 3-D," a remake of Joe Dante's 1978 cult classic about a school of flesh-eating piranhas released into a summer resort.
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IFC Films has snapped up domestic rights to French pic "A Christmas Tale," helmed by Arnaud Desplechin.
Madonna's S&M film "Filth & Wisdom" has been a spanking good seller for L.A. foreign sales outfit Katapult Films.
Singapore's Cathay Organisation and Dubai's Emaar Malls group have named their cineplex joint venture Reel Cinemas and confirmed plans to open multiplexes in the Middle East, North Africa, India and…
Getting your film into Cannes is tough for filmmakers. But for Lebanese film execs, just getting to the south of France is proving nearly impossible.
The U.K. Film Council is backing a trio of femme filmmakers by investing coin in new projects from Jane Campion, Andrea Arnold and Morag McKinnon.
Indian filmmaker Mrinal Sen and Jose "Pete" Lacaba will be given special awards at the upcoming Osian's-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema.
Ushered to a stage by 40 fat pandas, Jack Black was in fighting form as he promoted DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" to a gaggle of press on the Carlton beach.
The Wagner/Cuban Cos.' 2929 Intl. has picked up worldwide sales rights to John Waters' Johnny Knoxville-Parker Posey topliner "Fruitcake," and is shopping the project at the Cannes film market.
CinemaNX, the new film financing and production venture bankrolled by the Isle of Man, has committed to three new projects — Spanish animated pic "Chico & Rita," hitman caper "Wild Target" and urban…