Lightning Entertainment has snagged rights to Aussie surfing doc "Bra Boys," which is narrated by Russell Crowe and being made into a feature by Universal. The doc grossed a record for docs of $2…
Cannes Film Festival
William Gibson's prescient sci-fi bestseller from the '80s, "Neuromancer," will get the bigscreen treatment from vet producer-distributor Peter Hoffman, whose own Cannes exploits go back some 25…
Twentieth Century Fox has taken North American rights to "Gospel Hill," the first fully financed project from the Los Angeles-based production company Deko Ent.
Moctesuma Esparza's Latino market specialists Maya Entertainment has created an international co-production division, backed by $100 million in loan financing from Cardinal Pointe Film Finance, Maya…
Samira Makhmalbaf said she's determined to finish "The Two-Legged Horse," despite the March 27 bombing that brought lensing to a halt.
The bigger Michael Moore's celebrity gets, the more people attack him. It's a double-edged sword: It brings him a level of attention that few documakers achieve, but it also encourages personal…
World meets Bollywood, world falls for Bollywood, fade to happy ending. That was the plan, anyway. But the predicted crossover for Indian cinema has yet to happen. Indian movies, with their…
Studio Canal is making a fresh bid to become a European major, ramping up its investments in new films to the tune of $200 million annually, and flexing its distribution muscle beyond France's…
Belgium-based Corsan has boarded Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai's historical epic "Singularity" in a joint deal with India's Neelmudra Entertainment.
Malaysian distrib Variety View has picked up worldwide distribution rights to a package of 230 Singaporean library films from the Cathay Keris Films group. Deal, valued at just shy of $1 million…
In October, Lukas Moodysson starts shooting "Mammoth," his first English-language pic and most ambitious project yet.