Sharon Stone and Carice Van Houten ("Valkyrie") will star in the indie drama "Satisfaction," with production set to start in the U.K. in the first quarter.
Mikhail Kalatozovishvili, the Georgian-born filmmaker and grandson of famous Russian Soviet-era director Mikhail Kalatazov, died of a heart attack Oct. 12 in Moscow. He was 50.
Animation Asia Conference, skedded for Nov. 20 in Singapore, has announced its program including a new project showcase.
Argentinean broadcaster Telefe has commissioned a primetime run of Jerry Seinfeld's "The Marriage Ref," which will be locally produced by Endemol Argentina and Telefe.
Pedro Almodovar closed the 47th edition of the New York Film Festival with his latest film, "Broken Embraces."
"Thirst" helmer Park Chan-wook will remake French helmer Costa-Gavras' 2005 pic "Le Couperet" (The Ax).
French toon shingle Moonscoop is partnering with Italian company Neo Network to launch production on madcap animated series "The DaVincibles."
The first big-ticket U.K. soccer match to be broadcast exclusively live online and in theaters was watched by fewer than half a million people.
Duncan Jones' sci-fi tale "Moon" swept the 42nd Sitges Film Festival of Catalonia, nabbing among top kudos best picture, actor (Sam Rockwell) and screenplay (Nathan Parker).
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. I'm back from a week-long, refreshing break, spent in the painted forest that is Vermont this time of year. I want to thank Joshua Marks for all…
Peter Liechti's chronicle of a death foretold, "The Sound of Insects -- Record of a Mummy," has won the European Film Award for best documentary.