Bold Films is pairing with visual effects house the Orphanage to produce "Legion," a supernatural thriller that marks the directorial debut of Scott Stewart. Shooting begins in the fall.
Cannes Film Festival
To outsiders, the people of Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway seem to be one homogeneous, blond-haired, blue-eyed, Ikea-loving population. But local film distributors know better: Scandinavian…
Dubai and Abu Dhabi are locked in a contest of anything you can do, we can do better -- a competition that extends to film festivals, film production and even the luring of Hollywood filmmakers. Abu…
In an interview just after Finnish monster-rock band Lordi had won the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest with "Hard Rock Halleluja," Mr. Lordi said that he wanted producer Markus Selin to contact him. He…
Norwegian culture minister Trond Giske is dangling a carrot and stick in front of the local film biz. The carrot is a tranche of NOK 60 million ($10 million) on top of the usual government subsidies…
Robert De Niro and Al Pacino will team onscreen for just the second time in "Righteous Kill," a $60 million indie production put together by Nu Image's Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films…
Universal Pictures has tapped Christian Grass to head a new international production arm based in London. Grass, who joins the studio in October, will be prexy of production for Universal Pictures…
Warner China Film, the joint venture between Warner Bros. and state-owned conglom China Film Group, is greenlighting a package of movies for production in China.
With its budget of $30 million, "Arn" is by far the most expensive film project ever made in Scandinavia. Naturally, a production of this size could make even the most experienced producer a bit…
Best-selling Spanish novel "Cold Skin" has taken its first step toward the bigscreen with KanZaman tying down movie adaptation rights to the Antarctic Island sci-fi action thriller.