Helmer Simon West ("Con-Air," "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") has pacted with producer Mace Neufeld to direct "Let It Ride."
Cannes Film Festival
Ari Folman's animated Cannes contender "Waltz with Bashir" has been picked up by distribs in the U.K., France and Germany ahead of next week's fest.
William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jonny Lee Miller will topline political thriller "Endgame," the latest pic by "Vantage Point" helmer Peter Travis.
The Cannes Film Festival will pay tribute to Warner Bros.' 85th anniversary by bowing Richard Schickel's PBS docu "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story" and unspooling a Warner pic every…
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up Christophe van Rompaey's upcoming Cannes screener "Aanrijding in Moscou" (Moscow, Belgium).
Odeon Sky Filmworks has picked up U.K. rights to Jennifer Lynch's "Surveillance," which will screen out of competition at Cannes.
Foreign sales company Fortissimo Films has picked up international rights to Madonna's Malawi docu "I Am Because We Are."
Underscoring the increasing allure of Spanish psychological thrillers, Elle Driver has pounced on international rights to "Insensibles" (Painless) before the film goes before the cameras.
U.K.-based sales and production company Intandem Films has picked up worldwide rights to helmer Dan Ireland's "Jolene."
Davis Guggenheim has completed filming on a documentary that will look at the story of the electric guitar from the point of view of three significant rock musicians: the Edge, Jimmy Page and Jack…
The 61st Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off May 14, is putting its final pieces in place.