This over-edited remake of the 1952 French classic "Fanfan La Tulipe" strains to be humorous and, though high on energy, is almost bereft of that most vital ingredient: real charm. This widescreen…
Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group has committed to fully finance the $20 million indie romantic comedy "The Accidental Husband," for helmer Hugh Wilson ("The First Wives Club").
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired distribution rights in the U.S. and other key English-language territories for director Istvan Szabo's "Being Julia," with Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons and…
The international sales arm of Focus Features has closed distribution deals in a number of key territories on Jim Carrey starrer "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "The Door in the Floor,"…
Gotham and L.A.-based arthouse distrib Wellspring has acquired worldwide rights, excluding North America, to hip-hop mogul Damon Dash's "Death of a Dynasty" and will launch its world sales campaign…
Italo production companies are looking for Indian partners on a string of films to be assembled under a pioneering production and distribution deal between the two countries.
First Look Media has acquired worldwide sales rights excluding Japan and Thailand to Oxide Pang's "The Tesseract" and to Simon De Selva's "Lethal Dose."
Arclight Films is taking a walk on the darcside. The Aussie-based producer and foreign sales firm has created a label, Darclight, specializing in action, fantasy and horror fare
After plowing its own furrow in recent years, Gallic mini-major MK2 is taking a renewed interest in the international film market, as signaled by its recent pickup of Gus Van Sant's "Elephant."
The renaissance of theatrical documentaries has been given a further boost by the launch of the World Documentary Fund, a ground-breaking new partnership between the National Film Board of Canada…
It could have been worse. The SARS virus has resulted in a relatively small number of no-shows in Cannes from the Asian territories most affected by the killer disease.