The painfully spot-on essence of teen angst meets the spirit of Esther Williams in "Water Lilies." First film by gifted scripter-helmer Celine Sciamma nails the aching doubts and offhanded cruelty…
Cannes Film Festival
The Weinstein Co. has picked up North American rights to martial arts actioner "Fatal Contact" from Easternlight, the Asian films wing of Oz-U.S. international sales outfit Arclight.
After Renee Zellweger as Beatrix Potter and Anne Hathaway as Jane Austen, three more American actresses are set to give purists the vapors by taking on the roles of the most famous sisters in English…
Fest organizers made good on their promise to surprise attendees at the 60th annual Cannes event, with an opening night that was elegant, eclectic and eccentric -- and filled with a generous side…
Lakeshore is "cranking" it up again. Company headed by chairman and CEO Tom Rosenberg is reteaming with "Crank" creators Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor on "Game," a high-concept futuristic thriller…
Becker Intl. has picked up world sales rights to "Hunger," the debut movie by Turner Prize-winning video artist Steve McQueen.
Capitol Films has added Joshua Marston's "The Fortress of Solitude" and the latest Don Roos project "Love and Other Impossible Pursuits" to its sales slate.
U.S. indies with American stars were once welcomed with open arms by overseas distribs. Now, with increasing competition from international success like "Perfume," "Mr. Bean's Vacation" and "The…
"The Last King of Scotland" helmer Kevin Macdonald has lined up the epic Roman drama "The Eagle of the Ninth" as his next project after he finishes the Brad Pitt starrer "State of Play," which he's…
Julie Delpy and Vincent Gallo will co-star in the $10 million "The Last Mile," a thriller being launched at Cannes by international sales agent and French distrib Rezo.