The Venice Film Festival will pay tribute to Kurosawa to mark the late Japanese auteur's birth.
Martial arts star Jet Li is to return to Chinese cinema -- in a non-chopsocky role -- in "Ocean Paradise," screenwriter Xue Xiaolu's helming debut.
The U.K. government has proposed that people who illegally download movies and music should lose their Internet access.
There is fresh speculation in Blighty that a deal giving U.K. commercial terrestrial giant ITV a substantial stake in a local version of U.S. online service Hulu is close to agreement.
Roman Polanski will be honored at this year's Cologne Conference film and television festival with the Cologne Film Award.
The San Sebastian showcase includes the directorial debut of Uruguayan actor Daniel Hendler.
Global distributor FremantleMedia Enterprises plans to beef up its activity in the Australian drama market after acquiring international rights to upcoming multi-platform teen saga "Slide."
Image Entertainment has picked up all U.S. rights to Malcolm Venville's "44 Inch Chest" and plans a theatrical release in early 2010.
The campaigning among those who hope to chart the course for the Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild of America West is kicking into high gear today as ballots are mailed for the guilds' fall…
Norwegian production company Filmhuset Gruppen has acquired the country's oldest distribution company, Europafilm, for an undisclosed sum.