In its ceaseless quest for the hardman audience, U.K. production and distribution outfit Vertigo Films is set to make a movie based around the increasingly popular Brit fighting sport Cage Rage.
Cannes Film Festival
France is honoring New Line toppers Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne as "Chevaliers Des Arts et Des Lettres" in recognition for contributions to the arts and literature.
Cinema Libre, which specializes in social issue movies, will distribute Participant Prods.' doc "Angels in the Dust." Films about Africa and its ills are in fact a hot new area for exploration by…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
The BBC has embarked upon a major restructuring of its film production activities that will see BBC Films cease to exist in its current form as a dedicated movie unit separate from the rest of the…
Reed Midem, the company that organizes the TV markets Mip and Mipcom in Cannes each year, is partnering with the Cannes film Festival. Idea is to make the festival a little more TV-savvy and the TV…
As the hoopla at Cannes finally shows signs of peaking, a number of U.S players came up for air, either to announce pictures they've bought or to trumpet pictures they've sold. With so much money…
The combination of Andy Lau and "Mission: Impossible 3" starlet Maggie Q is a hot ticket for sales agent Arclight.
"The Band's Visit" and "Caramel," the two Mideast pics that sparked bidding wars among U.S. distribs, have inked deals that could well be the richest ever for films from their respective countries…
John McTiernan will helm "Run," a $30 million action-thriller to star Karl Urban ("The Lord of the Rings," "The Bourne Supremacy"). Urban plays an Interpol agent who, while pursuing a murder suspect…
Roman Polanski's $135 million "Pompeii" has two new producing partners, Germany's Constantin Film and Spain's Ensueno. In two of the biggest deals at Cannes this year, the two companies have inked…