There was plenty of Baz-razzmatazz as the 66th Cannes Film Festival bowed with a mix of fun, lofty hopes and melancholy that F. Scott Fitzgerald would have appreciated. In the spirit of opener "The…
Looking to bridge the gap between Bollywood and Hollywood, Original Entertainment has closed a five-picture deal with Millennium Films for Bollywood remakes of “Rambo,” “The Expendables,” “16 Blocks,”…
Le Pacte, the French distributor of Nicolas Winding Refn's competition-preeming "Only God Forgives," has boarded director Duncan Jones' "Fleming," turning on James Bond creator Ian Fleming. Deal was…
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired U.S. rights to Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais' comic thriller “Whitewash,” starring Thomas Haden Church. Entertainment One is selling the film in Cannes. “Whitiewash”…
Fox International Prods. is saying “Mea Culpa,” acquiring distribution rights for the Latin America, Germany and the United States on director Fred Cavaye’s thriller. Fox announced the deal on the…
Focus Features has promoted president Andrew Karpen to co-CEO, and has signed a new multi-year contract with CEO James Schamus. Karpen has served as president of Focus since 2006 and joined the…
London's Twickenham Studios hits 100 this year, but nearly didn't make it past 99 except for the doggedness of one of its execs and a Kenya-born British businessman.
Scarlett Johansson has joined the cast of Jon Favreau's "Chef," which production and financing shingle Aldamisa is repping at Cannes.
The producers behind "ABCs of Death" are getting ready to add more letters, announcing a sequel to last year's anthology horror pic to shop at Cannes.
A look at top titles making market debuts.