"Satanas," directed by Andres Bais, was named best feature film at the first Intl. Emerging Talent Film Festival Tuesday in Monte Carlo.
Cannes Film Festival
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American distribution rights to "My Blueberry Nights" helmer Wong Kar Wai's upcoming "Ashes of Time Redux."
If there's one thing Israeli helmer Eran Kolirin wants more than winning a prize at Cannes, it's getting his debut feature "The Band's Visit" into the Cairo film fest, which unspools Nov. 27-Dec. 7.
Former Hobbit Elijah Wood is to star as Iggy Pop in "The Passenger," a biopic of the legendary rocker. "Passenger," which follows Pop's early years with his band the Stooges, is to be helmed by Nick…
Finnish director Timo Vuorensola is to direct a dark comedy about Nazis on the dark side of the moon.
ThinkFilm Intl. has added Rob Schmidt's "Bad Meat" to its Cannes sales slate.
Mena Suvari, Jack Huston, Caterina Murino and Richard E. Grant will star in "The Garden of Eden," an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's novel to be directed by John Irvin.
Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Karoline Herfurth and Hannah Herzsprung will round out the cast of Teutonic producer Bernd Eichinger's "The Baader-Meinhof Complex."
"Happy to be here" was the underlying message from Wong Kar Wai, helmer of opening film "My Blueberry Nights," and his co-stars.
Marwan Hamed will follow up his debut "The Yacoubian Building" with "Ibrahim the White," the dark story of an Egyptian boy and girl who grow up on the gang-infested streets of downtown Cairo.