“Last King of Scotland” director Kevin MacDonald is on board to direct the Elvis Presley biopic “Last Train to Memphis” for Fox 2000. Based on the 1995 Peter Guralnick biography, the film chronicles…
“Roxanne” helmer Fred Schepisi’s romantic drama “Words and Pictures” will world preem as a Gala at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, it was announced Tuesday morning, along with a…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to futuristic drama “How I Live Now,” starring Saoirse Ronan and directed by Kevin Macdonald (“The Last King of Scotland”). The film was produced by Charles…
Rounding out its Cannes slate, Focus Features International has come on to handle worldwide sales on director Julien Temple's unititled Marvin Gaye biopic. Jesse L. Martin stars as Gaye along with…
Indies are finding new ways to fund their films
Fortissimo Films has secured a raft of sales on Kevin Macdonald's "Marley," about the late reggae legend.
Kevin Macdonald has made a deal with New Regency to develop and direct "The End of Eternity," the 1955 Isaac Asimov novel the financier-producer acquired late in the fall.
Universal and Working Title partners Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner have tapped Kevin Macdonald to direct "Bobby Fischer Goes to War."
It's difficult to tell whom Kevin Macdonald is angriest at in his new doc, "My Enemy's Enemy."
When producer Lisa Bryer optioned the novel "The Last King of Scotland" years ago, she expected that if it was ever filmed, it would shoot in South Africa, which has a filmmaking infrastructure…
Film buffs may mark 2006 as the year the cinema world truly embraced Africa. While lensing in the continent is nothing new for Hollywood studios -- think 1985 Oscar-winner "Out of Africa" -- the…