Driven by potent debuts in France, Belgium, Holland and South Africa, "Collateral" took line honors overseas the weekend, nailing an estimated $9.4 million in 28 territories, ending the five-week…
Seventh Art Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to "What Remains of Us," a documentary produced by the National Film Board of Canada and directed by Francois Prevost and Hugo Latulippe.
Mifed has reached an agreement with the Venice Film Festival under which the Italo mart will gradually move from Milan to the Lido, with plans for its 2005 edition to start in Milan and end on the…
Denys Arcand's "The Barbarian Invasions" continued its award-winning ways Saturday night in Toronto, taking two top prizes at the third annual Directors Guild of Canada Awards.
Cate Shortland's romantic drama "Somersault" collared a record 15 Australian Film Awards Friday. Only 10 features were entered this year, reflecting a steep downturn in production. Staged by the…
Tim Robbins and Miranda Otto are in negotiations to join Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg for Paramount/DreamWorks' "War of the Worlds." Thesps would join Dakota Fanning, who will portray the daughter…
Screenwriter John August ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") has teamed with fellow scribe Jordan Mechner ("Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time") to develop an action drama for Fox.
With typical unanimity, DGA leaders have recommended that members approve the three-year tentative contract with studios and nets. The guild's national board OK'd the deal in Gotham without dissent…
IFC Films and Focus Features have acquired Susanne Bier's Danish-language drama "Brothers" for joint U.S. distribution.
Disney has acquired the pitch "Billion to One" from scribes Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger. Andy Licht will produce pic through his shingle Licht Entertainment with Aaron Wilder. Senior VP of…