“The Hunt,” Thomas Vinterberg’s child-abuse-themed drama, starring Mads Mikkelsen, will represent Denmark in the race for the foreign-lingo film Oscar. “The Hunt” was a Cannes contender in 2012, when…
Gaumont International Television, the French mini-major’s L.A.-based production and distribution studio, is staffing up its Los Angeles office with the appointment of three new execs. Carol Trussell…
Unlike some other categories with almost impenetrable stability, turnover abounds in this one.
PARIS — A top purveyor of original drama and high-profile imports, paybox Canal Plus is launching a premium HD channel dedicated to series to drive up subscriptions. Canal Plus Series, set to bow…
So many possibilities, but so few spots to go around for TV's lead actors in drama.
Justice and vengeance become entwined in "Michael Kohlhaas," Arnaud des Pallieres' stolid treatment of Heinrich von Kleist's influential novella about a 16th-century horse merchant whose mistreatment…
A poster producer for Danish cinema, Sisse Graum Jorgensen, who with helmer Thomas Vinterberg received the prestigious European Union Prix Media Sunday in Cannes for their film project, “The Commune,”…
Music Box has picked up North American rights to Mads Mikkelsen starrer “Michael Kohlhaas,” which unspools in Cannes competition May 24. Adapted from Heinrich von Kleist's 1811 novel, “Kohlhaas” is…
Rebel Wilson, Mads Mikkelsen and Bryan Cranston have joined DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" franchise.
At first blush, “Hannibal” looks like the conceptual twin of CBS timeslot rival “Elementary,” a series that seeks to leverage a brilliant literary character to sell a moody procedural. It's also a…
A profoundly unnecessary movie.