Finnish director Ulrika Bengts effectively downplays familiar themes and narrative beats in this handsome drama.
Ulrika Bengts’ “The Disciple” (Larjungen) has been selected to rep Finland in the foreign-language film Oscar race. Pic, which is produced by Mats Langbacka for Langfilm Productions, stars Erik…
David Linde’s Lava Bear Films is going on “Furlough” with “Chernobyl Diaries” producer Brian Witten, buying Sherman Payne’s thriller script. It’s the second thriller project set up this week by…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Marc Forster, who most recently helmed “World War Z,” will preside over the Intl. Feature Jury at the Zurich Film Festival. The Swiss-German director will be joined on a global jury by American…
Mosaic is moving into horror films via a feature based on the web series "Marble Hornets." Mosaic is producing the film with Kirill Baru and John Zaozirny. James Moran, the second-unit director on…
When director Michael Gallagher and his co-writer Glasgow Phillips chose the shadowy online groups 4chan and Anonymous as villains for their microbudget slasher pic "Smiley," they were seeking…
Earlier this year, the producers of "Grown Ups 2" were searching for a site near Boston to shoot some nighttime sequences involving an outdoor go-kart race. The twist: kids would be in the scene so…
Thierry Fremaux isn't going anywhere.
A black comedy about a fateful -- and largely fatal -- weekend for disparate Queenslanders.
Wild Bunch Distribution has succeeding in cutting through the release clutter in Gaul's crowded market with an eclectic slate and new-media marketing savvy.
Paramount COO Frederick Huntsberry has been tapped to deliver the opening-day keynote address at this year's ShowEast confab.