Former BBC Films topper David Thompson is launching film and TV shingle Origin Pictures. The start-up, which starts operating in June, has inked a first-look development deal with Fremantle Media…
Cannes Film Festival
The topper of Capitol Films and ThinkFilm maintains that his companies are firmly on track, but there are growing rumblings Stateside about unpaid bills and lawsuits.
Sharon Harel, the former owner of Capitol Films, is getting back into the foreign sales business. Harel, who sold Capitol to David Bergstein in 2006, has launched a new London-based film financing…
South Africa's Videovision Entertainment made day one raids on Cannes sales companies and acquired a quintet of movies, including two from Competition.
IFC Films has acquired North American distribution rights to Joshua Safdie's comedy "The Pleasure of Being Robbed," the only U.S. feature selected for Directors' Fortnight at the Cannes Film fest.
Sean Penn received the first big artistic cheer of the 61st Cannes Film Festival after he was introduced on the steps of the Palais Wednesday night.
As the Cannes market moves into gear, no one here for the 61st Cannes Film Festival can easily forget what a dismal time it's been at the specialty boxoffice.
On Sunday, Indiana Jones faces a challenge more terrifying and dangerous than anything he's encountered onscreen: the Cannes crowd.
French actress Marion Cotillard will return to Gallic film-making starring in the E15 million ($24.0 million) Sahara-set adventure-romantic drama, "Le Dernier vol de Lancaster" (The Last Flight).
GreeneStreet Films Intl. will rep international rights to Christina Ricci-Anjelica Huston-Josh Lucas family drama "Long Time Gone," which director Adam Davidson begins lensing this summer.
James Corden and Mathew Horne, the stars of cult fave Brit TV skein "Gavin and Stacey," are reteaming for "Lesbian Vampire Killers."