The Dubai Intl. Film Festival's 10th edition, which closes Dec. 14, handed out their Muhr Awards on Dec. 13 with prizes totaling more than $575,000. The fest’s four main categories, divided into Arab…
HONG KONG – "Omar," Hany Abu-Asad's powerful drama about violence, was named as the best feature film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The film, about a young baker whose loyalty to family and…
Adopt Films has acquired all U.S. rights to "Omar," the Palestinian territories' official Oscar submission for foreign-language film. "Omar," written and directed by Palestinian director Hany…
Hany Abu-Assad returns to form with his first Palestinian feature since "Paradise Now."
Ahmed and Mohamed Abu Nasser's short film "Condom Lead" will appear in competition at Cannes, the first-ever Palestinian short to do so.
PARIS — "The Intouchables" star Omar Sy has joined the cast of "X-Men: Days of Future Past." Sy's casting was announced by helmer Bryan Singer via Twitter on Saturday. Singer wrote he was "thrilled…
The Match Factory has picked up international rights to helmer Hany Abu-Assad's "Omar" about three childhood friends and a young woman who are torn apart in their fatal fight for freedom.
Bradley Cooper, whose perf in "Silver Linings Playbook" has earned him an Oscar nom, and Omar Sy, the breakthrough star of "The Intouchables," are in discussions to topline in The Weinstein…
The story is the star in "Omar Killed Me," a level-headed but gripping adaptation of the true events involving a Moroccan gardener accused of murdering his wealthy employer on the French Riviera in…
Arab screen icon Omar Sharif is set to tackle William Shakespeare's "King Lear," in a feature adaptation that migrates the bard's classic tragedy to modern-day Egypt.