Spanish thesp Jordi Molla ("Blow") is toplining "Sultanes del Sur" (Sultans of the South), a bank-heist thriller helmed by Mexican Alejandro Lozano, helmer of "Matando Cabos."
The nationwide network of digital screens being rolled out in Blighty will boost admissions for specialized pics by 36% from 11 million to 15 million by 2011, according to Steve Perrin, deputy head…
The Dubai Intl. Film Festival, which runs Dec. 10-17, has launched a competish for Arab pics.
Thesp Isabella Ferrari will host the opening and closing ceremonies of the 63rd Venice Film Festival, the Biennale announced Friday.
Universal Pictures is near a deal for Christopher Nolan to direct a feature version of TV series classic "The Prisoner." Scott Stuber, Mary Parent, Barry Mendel and Emma Thomas will produce.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired North American rights to Darrell James Roodt's suspense thriller "Prey," starring Bridget Moynahan and Peter Weller.
Mandate Pictures has acquired the rights to "27 Times," a dark, super-natural thriller scripted by Thomas Thonson. Story follows a paranoid, overprotective young man caring for his shut-in teenage…
Blaise Fernandes has been promoted to the newly created post of VP-managing director for Warner Bros. Pictures in India. Fernandes will oversee all in-territory businesses with a focus on films while…
"Let's Face It" is the title of a nonfiction book I'm writing. In it, I criticize Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" for anti-Semitism. But I still wrote: "I don't find Mel Gibson anti-Semitic…
Marvel Enterprises will pay Paramount, or any other studio, a 10% distribution fee as it sets out to make its own pics. Company disclosed the maximum fee allowable under its loan structure during a…
As if opening a movie about 9/11 just a month before its fifth anniversary isn't tricky enough, Paramount, which bowed "World Trade Center" on Wednesday, now faces the dicey dilemma of a real…