As the Cannes Film Fest kicks off, sales companies are grappling with the increasing stratification in the market between pricey specialty films with name talent and smaller, traditional art pics.
One down, a dozen or so to go. "Iron Man" kicked off the summer tentpole season in foreign markets in socko fashion, launching with more than $98 million in its opening frame and adding another $25…
Warner Bros. has acquired "Due Date," a comic pitch by Alan Freedland and Alan Cohen, the writer-producers of Fox's "King of the Hill."
Universal has signed a deal to turn last year's hit videogame "Bioshock," which won numerous awards and sold more than 2 million units worldwide, into a film.
Jim Brehm has been named senior VP of sales at Warner Bros. Intl. TV, in charge of Canada, Latin America and Asia.
David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," has signed on to write, direct and produce his first feature film for Paramount Pictures.
Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star in the Marc Webb-helmed romantic comedy "500 Days of Summer" for Fox Searchlight.
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up domestic and select international rights to Atom Egoyan's "Adoration."
"Superhero Movie" is blasting its way onto Comedy Central, which has agreed to pay the Weinstein Co. $2.7 million for cable rights to the picture as part of a deal that also includes pre-buys of two…
Two Universal films based on graphic novels will bookend Film Independent's 2008 Los Angeles Film Festival.
Rapper Common has signed on to co-star in "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins" for Halcyon Pictures.