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…
Cannes Film Festival
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…
The Venice Film Festival is gearing up for a high-profile edition, with Zhang Yimou on board as jury prexy and Robert Zemekis' 3-D "Beowulf" leading a Hollywood-heavy pack of titles tipped to unspool.
The Cannes Film Festival will host the surprise world premiere Saturday of "Rebellion: The Litvinenko Case." Docu, filmed over the last four years of his life, about the plutonium poisoned Russian…
The Weinstein Co. has set an overall multipic deal with Exodus Film Group, the private equity animation outfit behind TWC's 2006 animated feature "Hoodwinked" and the upcoming "Igor."
Hamburg-based European Film Promotion has announced its new board of directors following a general assembly meeting held at Cannes on Tuesday. Staying on as president is Claudia Landsberger, who has…
Swedish arthouse distrib Triangelfilm has filed for bankruptcy.
Martin Scorsese announced Tuesday the creation of the World Cinema Foundation, a not-for-profit org dedicated to the preservation and restoration of neglected films, which he called a "dream come…
Eros Entertainment, the London-listed Bollywood distribution giant, has inked a trio of content alliances and preemed a channel on YouTube.
Nordic distribution giant Scanbox Entertainment has moved into co-production in the region's largest market, Sweden, and has greenlit investments in three pics in different stages of production.
Constantin Film said on Tuesday its operating profits were halved in the first quarter to Euros 1.8 million ($2.4 million) after a record year in 2006, even though Q1 revenue rose 15% to Euros 83…