MADRID — Having carved a market niche selling Spanish and Latin American fare, Madrid-based sales consortium Latido Films is spreading its net, also acquiring worldwide sales rights to a building…
Following “Silver Linings Playbook,” Chris Tucker has come on to star in the Relativity pic “Second Honeymoon.” Phil Joanou will helm and rewrite the script by Peter Gaulke and Kevin Heffernan. The…
Panamanian singer-composer-actor Ruben Blades joins Robert De Niro and Edgar Ramirez in “Hands of Stone,” Jonathan Jakubowicz’s upcoming biopic on boxer Roberto Duran. The Emmy- and Grammy…
With more online movie sites than ever, it might seem like women have more chances to get into film criticism. But a study released Friday by San Diego State professor Martha Lauzen finds that among…
The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. rights to Wong Kar Wai's "The Grandmaster" from Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures.
Chinese regulators' warnings for Hollywood about trying to game the government's co-productions system should be taken seriously -- and as a result, future collaborations will have more Chinese input…
Entangled Publishing has sold rights for the "Married to a Billionaire" trilogy -- which kicks off with "The Marriage Bargain," the e-book sensation nearing a movie deal -- to Simon & Schuster…
Carol Ann Abrams, a film producer and author who was part of an accomplished showbiz family, died of cancer June 3 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 69.
Omnibus feature brings energy and diverse story ideas to the found-footage horror subgenre, but overstays its welcome at nearly two hours.
Focus Features' digital distribution initiative, Focus World, has added Cuban zombie comedy "Juan of the Dead" to its U.S. release slate.
CANNES -- Shows such as "Downton Abbey," "Strictly Come Dancing" (known as "Dancing With the Stars" in the U.S.) and "Sherlock" are helping to drive a boom in U.K. TV exports.