Will Ferrell is in negotiations to star alongside Catherine Keener and Michael Cera in "Captain Dad," from Chilean writer-director Sebastian Silva. The family thriller, which is produced by Archer…
In what might as well be Chile's Chappaquiddick incident, the real-life hit-and-run case ruffled enough feathers that one would expect a more indignant satire, whereas Almendras indulges his…
In what could almost be a Fort Greene, Brooklyn-based variation on Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City" series, a trio of new bohemians are trying to get pregnant while fending off the distractions…
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BERLIN – Funny Balloons, the Paris-based company behind two big Berlin arthouse sales hits – 2012's "No," 2013's "Gloria" – has set its largest sales slate ever with movies by Laurent Cantet…
In Chile, as in much of the world, English is becoming the lingua franca among a growing number of filmmakers, as arthouse and genre helmers alike make it the primary language in films targeted to…
"Bridesmaids" star and co-scribe Kristen Wiig has joined the cast of "Nasty Baby," the next project from "Crystal Fairy" director Sebastian Silva, one of Chile's top young helmers. Juan de Dios…
Literary agent Lew Weitzman, who founded Preferred Artists Agency and worked with numerous Hollywood clients, died June 30. He was 76. Among his clients were Leonard Katzman, producer of “Dallas,”…
Chile's Forastero, producer of the Golden Globe-nommed "The Maid," is teaming with Frederic Corvez's Paris-based UDI to produce "Radiestesia" (Dowsing).
Content Film, completing its slate for Cannes, has come on board to handle worldwide sales on Paul Tanter's action thriller “He Who Dares.” The film stars Tom Benedict Knight, Simon Phillips…
Rounding out its Cannes slate, The Exchange has acquired international sales rights to Deon Taylor's drama "Supremacy."
"We Are What We Are," "Magic Magic" and a Jodorowsky double bill are set to unspool in the Cannes sidebar.