Roberto Moreira's debut, "Contra todos" (Up Against Them All), won the prize for feature and actress (Silvia Lourenco) at the Rio Film Festival, Latin America's largest fest, which wrapped Thursday.
The world TV premiere of Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11" looks set -- in Spain. Premium pay channel Canal Plus Espana will air the Bush-bashing docu Oct. 25, eight days before the U.S. presidential…
Focus Features has struck its first producer pact in the U.K., with Colin Leventhal and Marion Pilowsky's newly formed Priority Pictures.
Christopher Reeve, who became a star in the "Superman" films but grew more famous as a spokesman for the disabled after becoming paralyzed from the neck down, died Sunday in Bedford, N.Y., from heart…
"Raise Your Voice" director Sean McNamara and his producing partner David Brookwell are raising coin to co-finance a quartet of follow-up features.
Joe Farrell and Catherine Paura's Farrell Paura Prods. will produce romantic comedy "Playing It Straight" at Sony's Columbia Pictures. Pic will be the pair's fourth.
Winona Ryder and Joseph Fiennes will star in "The Darwin Awards," a romantic comedy written and to be directed by Finn Taylor. David Arquette, Jeffrey Tambor and Tim Blake Nelson will take supporting…
Maverick Films has teamed with Korean film company Mirovision to co-finance the thriller "Sam's Lake." The film stars Fay Masterson ("Paparazzi"), Sandrine Holt ("Resident Evil: Apocalypse") and…
Participant Prods. has acquired all U.S. rights to the documentary "Arna's Children" and partnered with ThinkFilm on the release of the film Friday in New York.
The Pusan Promotion Plan, the professional sidebar of the Pusan Intl. Film Festival (Oct. 7-15), wrapped its three-day run Saturday having made the distinct shift from an embryonic film mart to a…
A jaunty world preem by "Bride and Prejudice" in the U.K. and top-ranked debuts by "Shark Tale" in 12 markets helped juice the weekend B.O. in a traditionally flat period.