Warner Bros. has selected David Mackenzie to go to Colombia for “The Mission” and is in talks with the British helmer to come on board the action-thriller. Producers are Scott Z. Burns and Lorenzo di…
LONDON — Scarlett Johansson goes head to head with Judi Dench in the contest for best actress at the Moët British Independent Film Awards. Nominations were unveiled Monday by Ewan McGregor. Dench…
Tribeca Film, the Gotham-based distributor that is loosely affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has picked up North American rights to “Starred Up,” the latest film from Scottish helmer David…
REARVIEW: A strong showing by Canadian and British filmmakers, an outstanding selection of performances and a relentless flow of Oscar hype were all in evidence at the Toronto Film Festival.
The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival.
Although its often unintelligible dialogue will severely limit its reach, this powerful dysfunctional-family saga is too well acted to go unreleased.
As Mark Burnett and Roma Downey step up the process of securing a theatrical distributor for “Son of God,” the feature derived from the pair’s 10-hour miniseries “The Bible,” the two have enlisted…
Starwood and Variety held their fifth annual pre-opening-day party on the rooftop terrace of the historic Hotel Danieli in Venice, where the theme this year was La Notte Dei Dreamers (Night of the…
Mixing high-profile star power with offbeat titles, the 40th Telluride Film Festival is offering a glimpse of an eclectic array of awards contenders over Labor Day weekend. The lineup, unveiled…
With five days still remaining, local films are enjoying their biggest ever month in the #7 int'l B.O. territory. They dominate Hollywood movies by a ratio of more than four to one.
Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…