Keying on the rising popularity of co-star Keira Knightley, Fox Searchlight this weekend will re-expand femme-soccer drama "Bend It Like Beckham," reaching wide release for the first time.
Jared Leto has been set to co-star in "Alexander," the Oliver Stone-directed epic for Intermedia and Warner Bros. Leto will play Hephaistion, Alexander's top general and his lifelong companion.
German helmer Margarethe von Trotta's "Rosenstrasse" will have its North American preem as a gala presentation at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
In a sign that Eastern Euro markets are picking up, Warner Bros. has closed a megabuck TV licensing deal with three Russian broadcasters worth $65 million all told, likely a record for that territory.
A personal docu that draws on filmmaker Angelika Levi's extensive archive of multi-generational home movies, "My Life Part 2" works on several levels -- chief among them, regard of the global Jewish…
Japanese major Shochiku will produce an homage pic to helmer Yasujiro Ozu directed by Taiwanese arthouse favorite Hou Hsiao-Hsien to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary director's birth…
Taiwanese scripter Su Chao-pin ("The Cabbie," "Double Vision") makes a smooth transition to directing with "Better Than Sex," a frenetic comedy that plays fast and loose with local censorship while…
As elegant and cultured as Jackie herself, "What Jackie Knew" is a visually deft and intellectually stimulating account of Jacqueline Kennedy's lucid approach to her marriage and her years as…
Bengali films dominated India's prestigious National Film Awards with Buddhadeb Dasgupta's "Mondo Meyer Upakhyan" (The Tale of a Naughty Girl) nabbing feature honors under the noses of the…
Walt Disney Pictures' hit toon "Finding Nemo" will dive into the DVD waters Nov. 4.
The inaugural East Village Film Festival will unspool Aug. 20-26. "EV/DV," 11 five-minute digital vid portraits of the East Village created for the fest, will unspool, including shorts by Steve…