Michael Madsen has joined the cast of Rogue Arts' "Chamaco," which will shoot Nov. 19 to Dec.22 in Mexico. The pic will be distributed in the U.S. and Canada through Radio London Films. Rogue Arts…
Fast-reviving Japanese studio Nikkatsu has added "Negative Happy Chainsaw Edge" to its AFM lineup.
French sales house Wide Management has put together a string of sales across its AFM slate. Its karate-horror actioner "Unfailing" was sold to Bru Bro for the Benelux territories, New Star…
Stephen Frears' "The Queen" leads the nominations for this year's European Film Awards -- Europe's equivalent of the Oscars -- with six mentions, including pic, director, actress (Helen Mirren) and…
Expanding Japanese animation producer Madhouse has struck a 10-picture deal with Hong Kong sales outfit Golden Network.
The Weinstein Co. parties at the AFM rarely disappoint. Bash held Friday night at the dimly lit Akwa on Fifth Street in Santa Monica was suave, subtle and well attended.
UA and the AFI Fest shared a kickoff Thursday: the studio's first release under new management, "Lions for Lambs," was the opener for the 21st annual festival.
Lumina Films has snapped up worldwide rights to "Big River Man," John Maringouin's docu about Slovenian swimmer Martin Strel's 66-day plunge down the Amazon. He's accompanied by his son, Borut, as…
The spotlight was on Hong Kong at a Friday AFM panel addressing the city's co-production boom and its impact on China's film industry.
Brittany Murphy will star in Mick Davis' psychological horror pic "3:30 a.m."