Italy's Fiera Milano, Cinecitta Holding and the Venice Biennale have pacted to form a new film entity to revamp the Mifed market, develop the Venice fest's nascent mart and promote Italo pics…
Montreal-based Seville Pictures has picked up the Canadian rights to helmer Wolfgang Becker's "Good Bye Lenin!" and French Canadian rights to "Bad Education" from Pedro Almodovar.
German helmer Gandulf Henning is finishing a feature-length docu on Byrds singer-songwriter Gram Parsons, who died of a drug overdose at the age of 26 in 1973. Pic is a co-production with BBC Music…
Hollywood would be the only winner if film classifications were harmonized around the world -- and that's not going to happen.
Daniel Bruhl, star of German hit "Good Bye Lenin!," is making his English-lingo movie debut opposite Judi Dench and Maggie Smith in "Ladies in Lavender."
Story of a man who's reluctant to tell his fiancee that all his blood relatives are dwarfs, "Tiptoes" comes up short in many departments. Despite bracingly peculiar premise and astonishingly fine…
After taking a three-year breather, Billy Crystal will return for his eighth stint as host of the 76th Annual Academy Awards.
Universal Pictures and Imagine chairman Brian Grazer acquired the rights to turn the long-running CBS drama "Magnum, P.I." into a feature film.
Call it Intermedia 2.0. Intermedia plans to restructure its operations and dramatically scale back its production ambitions as the shingle throws its full weight behind Oliver Stone's untitled…
Reese Witherspoon's Type A Films has paid low six figures to option the spec script "Penelope," penned by Leslie Caveny.
Focus Features has acquired the spec script "Land of Pleasant Living." Written by tyro scribe Mark Lord, pic is a drama about a woman emotionally devastated by the death of her boyfriend.