Maverick Films has optioned two specs by Will Aldis, "Keep Coming Back" and "The Tiny Problems of White People."
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Al Newman was the U.S.-based rep for the Venice Film Festival for the last two years, working closely with outgoing fest topper Moritz de Hadeln to scour for U.S. movies and to serve as a conduit…
Marking the company's first acquisition since shepherding a certain biblical behemoth to celestial box office heights, Newmarket Films this time will court political controversy with John Sayles'…
Revolution Studios has bought the spec script "Will" from first-time scribe Josh A. Cagan for partner Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas to produce.
Foreign film and television production in Ontario plummeted 36% in 2003, according to a report from the Ontario Media Development Corp. released Monday.
Crossroads Films has optioned the dark comedy spec "Acts of Charity," written by Chips Hardy.
Global Film Initiative has picked up U.S. theatrical rights to Bosnian director Pjer Zalica's political tragicomedy "Fuse."
Censors have passed Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" for screening in Egypt and Singapore uncut.
The B.O. in many territories got a much needed boost last weekend, thanks to God and mere mortals including Pedro Almodovar, "Starsky & Hutch," "Brother Bear" and Gallic entry "Les Choristes."
Italian pics are having a field day at the local box office, with four titles among the top 10 grossers for the first time in years. Leading the pack is drama "Don't Move," starring Penelope Cruz as…