Eugenio Mira's "Grand Piano," a piano concert-set psychological thriller starring Elijah Wood and John Cusack, will open the 46th Sitges Intl. Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Europe's biggest…
The last of this year's Four Corners European scriptwriting workshops unspools at Sitges, where it's an industry highlight.
Kerry Bishe ("Argo," "Red State"), England's Tamsin Egerton ("Untitled Paul Raymond Story," "Camelot") and Ireland's Allen Leach ("In Fear," "Downton Abbey") join leads Elijah Wood and John Cusack in…
John Cusack, who stars in Cannes competition entry "The Paperboy," is in negotiations to play opposite Elijah Wood in "Grand Piano," to be directed by Spaniard Eugenio Mira ("The Birthday,"…
This otherwise slick pic could require reshoots to restore it to something commercial crowds are willing to take seriously.
Spain's Adrian Guerra, producer of Rodrigo Cortes' Sundance hit "Buried," has created a new production label, the Barcelona-based Nostromo Pictures.
In the first major feature pickup of the Sundance Film Festival, Lionsgate has acquired North American rights to Ryan Reynolds' thriller "Buried," about a private contractor who is kidnapped in Iraq…
Attacking the avarice of banks is like criticizing a vulture for being hungry, but such is the thematic nut of "The Contestant." In his debut feature, writer-director Rodrigo Cortes fails to take the…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar