Producer-distributor Peace Arch Entertainment, the company behind Showtime limited series "The Tudors," is partnering with Reader's Digest and Fox Home Entertainment to make "Ace of Hearts," a movie…
QED Intl., Bill Block's year-old financing and international sales company, has secured a $50 million credit facility from Comerica Bank and British hedge fund Aramid Entertainment.
Morgan Freeman has been tapped to host the 10th installment of AFI's annual movie countdown series.
Constantin Film has come aboard "Faubourg 36," the latest project by director Christophe Barratier and producer Jacques Perrin, who made the 2004 hit "The Chorus."
The Weinsteins are getting back into the Woody Allen business. The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S., Australian, and New Zealand rights to Woody Allen's suspense drama "Cassandra's Dream," starring…
Romanian filmmaker Cristian Mungiu and Argentinean director Lucia Puenzo will attend the upcoming Munich Film Festival to present their respective Cannes screeners, Palme d'Or winner "4 Months, 3…
Multihyphenate Tony Ayres collected a A$15,000 ($12,000) screenplay prize at the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards for his script "The Home Song Stories."
A metaphysical science fiction, a meta-Bollywood comedy and an animated feature about Jesus are among the new projects announced through regional German funder MFG Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Zooey Deschanel has inked to star with Mark Wahlberg in M. Night Shyamalan's 20th Century Fox thriller "The Happening." Helmer's "Unbreakable" and "The Sixth Sense" producer Barry Mendel will produce…
Capitol Group's ThinkFilm Intl. closed a raft of deals at Cannes for Alex de la Iglesia thriller "The Oxford Murders," starring Elijah Wood and John Hurt, and Italo B.O. hit "My Brother Is an Only…
"Paranoid Park" has made friends worldwide. Gallic mini-major MK2 sold the Gus Van Sant pic to 72 territories at Cannes, it said Wednesday as other distribs also announced deals made at the fest.