Far from sucking the life out of its box office rivals this weekend, the highly anticipated bow of "Star Wars: Episode II -- Attack of the Clones" seems to have stoked competitors' fires.
United Artists has acquired all U.S. rights to "Bowling for Columbine," the Michael Moore documentary screening in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Helkon Intl. Pictures' latest slate of U.S. acquisitions includes the supernatural horror pic "Nine Miles Down," to be helmed by Anthony Waller ("Mute Witness") and produced by Richard Claus ("The…
Penelope Cruz has inked to star in the Luc Besson-written and produced "Fanfan la Tulipe," a remake of a 1952 French adventure-comedy.
Mexican producer Jorge Vergara ("Y Tu Mama Tambien") and former Endeavor agent Sergio Aguero are setting up a U.S.-based TV production house, Jollywoot, to target the emerging U.S. Hispanic market.
20th Century Fox is in final negotiations to pick up North American distribution rights to the Neil Jordan vehicle "Borgia," from indie sales, financing and production entity Myriad Pictures.
The first four full days of the 2002 Cannes Film Festival have proven uneventfully mellow and low key, as the films in all sections have, with a couple of exceptions, roused little more than moderate…
Prolific Madrid-based producer Francisco Ramos has planted his flag -- and his banner Alquimia Cinema -- in international Spanish-lingo pic production.
Who ever thought there would be such a premium on old mistresses?
Catherine Breillat's next film, which rolls in October, will be an adaptation of her book, "Pornocratie," published last year by Denoel.
Spanish production company Alquimia Cinema has signed on as a co-producer of Oscar-winning director Gabriele Salvatores next feature "Io no ho paura" (I'm Not Afraid).