Everyone in Hollywood wonders how the so-called new media will affect traditional producers and distributors. Will moviehouses become obsolete? Will TV networks go bankrupt? How naive, breathless or…
Europa Cinemas, which held its annual assembly Saturday in Cannes, reported an improved market share for European pics in its network of theaters in the past year.
Brazil's Walter Salles is teaming with Argentine producer Lita Stantic and composer Gustavo Santaolalla to produce "Cafe de los maestros," a docu feature on tango music's greatest living masters…
Scottish auteur Lynne Ramsay has struck a deal with BBC Films to adapt Lionel Shriver's Orange Prize-winning novel "We Need to Talk About Kevin." Ramsay is co-writing the script with Rob Festinger…
"The Pursuit of Happiness," an adaptation of Douglas Kennedy's McCarthy-era bestseller, and helmer Laurent Cantet's "Entre les murs" head a potent slate by French production shingle Haut et Court.
Annette Bening, Lindsay Lohan and Sean Bean will star in the bigscreen adaptation of Oscar Wilde's "A Woman of No Importance," helmed by Janusz Kaminski.
Trying to launch a pic in Cannes can be risky, but the gamble seems to have paid off for Paramount and DreamWorks, when they unveiled 20 minutes of "Dreamgirls" to a rapturous reception.
This year's Cannes is a coming-out party for a cadre of execs who are newly atop studio specialty arms. Paramount Classics' John Lesher, Miramax Films' Daniel Battsek and Focus Features' James…
Gaga Communications has picked up Japanese rights to "Dragon Tiger Gate" and extended its lineup of high-profile Chinese movies being slated for wide commercial release in Japan.
The Weinstein Co. is launching Unstable Fables, direct-to-video, CG-animated features co-produced by the Jim Henson Co., Flame Ventures and Prana Studios, the company said Saturday.