Philanthropist and eBay founder Jeff Skoll has partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures to co-finance and produce the dramas "Syriana" and "Class Action" through his Participant Prods. shingle.
The force is richer than ever. Consumers around the world spent more than $115 million on the "Star Wars Trilogy" DVD and the LucasArts "Star Wars Battlefront" videogame combined on Tuesday…
James Garner will receive the Screen Actors Guild's life achievement award at its kudocast on Feb. 5. Honor is presented annually to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession."
Goran Paskaljevic's heart-felt "A Midwinter Night's Dream" draws a pessimistic picture of post-war Serbia, caught between the guilty nightmares of recent wars and the rise of ultra-nationalism…
Based on first-time author Mikael Niemi's blockbuster, "Popular Music" is a raunchy, coming-of-age tale that is sure to be a box office hit on its home turf. Many thought the book's mix of realism…
Paramount Pictures has set Gavin O'Connor to direct Jude Law in "Dexterity," the Karen Croner-scripted drama that is gearing up for a May start after 12 years in development.
ThinkFilm has acquired all North American rights to documentary "Tell Them Who You Are," Mark Wexler's blend of bio and autobio in telling the story of his father, cinematographer and filmmaker…
"Hari Om" emerges a pleasant but formulaic effort that may be too Westernized for Indian auds and too commercially superficial for Western arthouses. Still, smartly produced tale of a French beauty…
New works from Northern Europe dominate the 21st EuropaCinema, which kicks off Monday in Viareggio, on the Tuscan coast.
German film funding body Filmstiftung NRW has allocated E5 million ($6 million) as production support for 25 local projects, including various European co-prods.
Spanish sales consortium Latido has closed all rights deals on two pics - Joaquin Oristrell's ironic period comedy "Inconscientes" ("Unconscious") and Chilean Andres Wood's coming-of-age drama…