First Look Media has picked up all international rights excluding Germany to "Luther," starring Joseph Fiennes, Alfred Molina, Sir Peter Ustinov and Bruno Ganz which is currently shooting in Central…
Svensk Filmindustri will handle international sales on Ingmar Bergman's upcoming "Saraband" (a.k.a. "Anna"), which reunites the characters from his 1973 international hit, "Scenes From a Marriage."
Measured by the amount of applause, the audience award at Variety's Pitch Me!! Session Saturday went to "Homecoming Queen," Lawrence Robinson's comedic tale of a re-run beauty contest 30 years after…
Having established itself as Spain's premier distribution springboard for edgy left-of-field films, the Gijon Intl. Film Festival will create a second competition for children's films, targeted at…
Kirsten Sheridan ("Disco Pigs") is set to write and direct a biopic of Russian gymnast Olga Korbut for Treasure Entertainment, the recently expanded Irish production outfit.
Producer Carlo Freccero says documentary "Bella Ciao" has found "asylum" at the Cannes Film Festival, where it was shown Saturday at a Critics Week special screening.
Senator has come on board to fully finance and produce the broad comedy "The Virgin of Liverpool," starring Ricky Tomlinson, Paul Barber and comedian Johnny Vegas. Senator Intl. will handle worldwide…
Hong Kong filmmaker Gordon Chan says he's looking to craft pics that better reflect today's increasingly borderless world.
Hugh Jackman is in talks to star in "Grand Theft Parsons," a $5 million pic based on the true story of what happened to the dead body of country-rock icon Gram Parsons.
Two years after its launch at the Cannes Film Festival, Catch 23 Entertainment has unveiled new projects with "Chocolat" producer David Brown, directors Christine Jeffs ("Rain") and Michael Radford…