The U.K. Film Council, BBC Films and Film4, the three principal public funders of feature films in Blighty, have agreed to give British indie producers an equity stake in their own movies. After…
Cannes Film Festival
Getting to Cannes early pays dividends. Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films has been in Cannes since Thursday and signed a slew of deals over the weekend with distribs from competitive…
Momentum Pictures has acquired U.K. rights to Neil Burger's "The Return" from QED Intl.
"Patriot Games" scripter Peter Iliff is to write and direct "Point Break 2," a 20 years later sequel to the surfing crime thriller that he co-wrote in 1987 and was a hit for Largo Entertainment in…
Despite the threat of legal proceedings brought by former festival director Neil Stephenson over the manner of his dismissal in February, Dubai film fest chairman Abdulhamid Juma is determined to…
Ingenious, the U.K.-based media financier, has announced its intention to raise a E150 million ($203 million) film distribution fund. It will invest alongside European indie distribs to acquire…
Production company Zentropa, home of Lars von Trier, announced Monday that it will launch a production company with Regner Grasten Film.
Gael Garcia Bernal is finalizing an agreement to topline "Pedro Paramo," a big screen adaptation of Juan Rulfo's novel of the same name, a milestone in modern Latin American literature.
Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson are teaming to direct and produce three back-to-back features based on Georges Remi's beloved Belgian comic-strip hero Tintin for DreamWorks. Pics will be produced…
Variety and AMC have launched festivalshootout.com, a Web site dedicated to the year-round business and red-carpet pleasures of film festivals. Site, which kicks off as the 60th Cannes Film Festival…
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Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%