"Captain Abu Raed," the Jordanian pic that picked up the World Cinema Audience Award at Sundance, has been acquired for international distribution by Fortissimo Films.
Starz has bought exclusive pay TV rights to four movies produced and distributed by Bob Yari, led by "Even Money," with Danny DeVito, Kim Basinger, Tim Roth and Ray Liotta.
Reese Witherspoon, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Seth Rogen, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Kiefer Sutherland and Paul Rudd have signed on to lend their voices to DreamWorks Animation's "Monsters vs…
Can 2008 top last year? That's the question facing theater owners this week as they gather for ShoWest, which hosted keynotes from MPAA topper Dan Glickman and National Assn. of Theater Owners chief…
Carlo Verdone's local laffer "Grande, grosso e Verdone" (Big, Bad and Verdone) was the most impressive home turf opener at the European box office this weekend.
After criticism that last year's event was overstuffed with pics, the seventh edition of the Tribeca Film Festival has pared its lineup by 20%, with a group of competish titles that tilts toward…
The 11th Malaga Film Festival, Spain's main showcase for homegrown talent, unveiled its 15-pic official competition on Tuesday. Nine movies are first fiction features.
Alan Parker and Christopher Hampton toplined the 7th International Cinema and Literature Forum, held in Monaco March 6-8.
London-based sales company Independent is handling international sales for "Moon," a sci-fi thriller starring Sam Rockwell and directed by Duncan Jones.
Writer-director Daniel Barnz's Sundance competitor "Phoebe in Wonderland" has been snapped up in a $3 million, three-party North American distribution deal by ThinkFilm, Lifetime Networks and…
News Corp. and NBC Universal's online vid service Hulu is set to tear off the wrapping paper Wednesday, officially launching with content from several new partners, including Warner Bros. TV Group…