Director Lars von Trier has apologized for his comments that he "sympathized with Hitler" "a little bit," but Cannes has officially kicked him out of the festival. Was he making the remarks in jest…
The Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to two titles from European pic powerhouse StudioCanal: "La Delicatesse" and "The Prey."
Adolfo Blanco's arthouse distrib A Contracorriente Films has picked up Spanish rights to a duo of Gaumont pics, political thriller "The Conquest" and comedy "Untouchables."
Malayalam-language "Adaminte Makan Abu" has won the feature film award at India's National Film Awards, the country's ministry of information and broadcasting announced Thursday.
Optimum Releasing has become the latest indie distributor to strike a streaming deal with Lovefilm, the U.K.'s leading online subscription entertainment service.
U.K. shingles Leopard Films and Remedy Productions have teamed up with the aim of creating a new "superindie group" operating on both sides of the Atlantic.
Urban Distribution Intl., the Paris-based sales agent and distributor, has licensed Eva Ionesco's autobiographical "My Little Princess" to Germany's X-Verleih, Joint Ent. for Taiwan and Benelux's ABC…
TLA Releasing has acquired U.K. and U.S. rights for Benjamin Cantu's drama "Harvest" (Stadt Land Fluss) at Cannes.
Former New York Times reporter Charlie LeDuff recounts having dinner at the Schwarzeneggers not long after he took office, and the governor making some tawdry comments. He writes on MyFoxDetroit.com…
Cannes is usually ripe for one or two scenes of outrageousness, and this year is no exception. From Variety's John Hopewell: "Lars von Trier, director of Cannes Palme d'Or contender ''Melancholia,''…