CANNES — Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell, who was a leading figure in the wave of “Nordic Noir” fiction and whose books sold more than 40 million copies, died in Goteborg, Sweden, on Monday at…
Chicago-based arthouse distributor Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to “The Returned,” the hit Canal Plus supernatural drama. Bringing together film and TV talent on both sides of the camera…
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
Denmark's 'A Royal Affair,' Sweden's 'Searching for Sugar Man' and Norway's 'Kon-Tiki' are only the tip of the movie iceberg
Zodiak Media’s Zodiak Rights, an established purveyor of TV and homevid content, is expanding its theatrical roster with “The Troubled Man” and “Echoes From the Dead,” two new thrillers from Yellow…
Left Bank Pictures, bought earlier this year by Sony, has tapped Film Four's Lila Rawlings as executive producer and development producer for film and TV.
Thesp who emerged in the '80s as the Shakespearean actor of his generation has heroic year in film.
Kenneth Branagh and Ralph Fiennes are both set to be honored at this year's British Independent Film Awards on Dec. 4.
Anthony Hopkins and Judi Dench are in talks for the lead roles in "Italian Shoes," which Kenneth Branagh will direct.
Swedish shingle Yellow Bird, the outfit behind the original "Millennium" movie trilogy, is in development with Andy Harries' Left Bank Pictures to make a feature pic of Henning Mankell's "Italian…
Berlin's Schiwago Film is partnering with Stockholm-based Yellow Bird on "The Red Antelope," a period drama based on the novel by Swedish writer Henning Mankell.