Andy Garcia has inked to star as Italian artist Modigliani for Bauer Martinez Studios. Pic is set to start production May 25 in Bucharest, Romania.
Keith Behrman's feature "Flower & Garnet" garnered nine Leo Awards from the new Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia this weekend.
U.K. cinema admissions have continued their slump, with just 12.4 million tickets sold in April, down 6.2% from last year. It's the third successive month that admissions have fallen below their 2002…
The Dutch Film Festival's often feisty sidebar Holland Film Meeting is expanding its co-production platform to include projects from across Europe.
Barcelona-based mini-major Filmax Ent. is using the Cannes Film Fest to unveil one of the biggest Spanish projects of the year, "Fragile," which will be directed by Spanish scarefare specialist Jaume…
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Spanish thesp Aitana Sanchez-Gijon ("A Walk in the Clouds") will co-star with Christian Bale in the psychological suspense thriller "The Machinist," to be directed by Brad…
Miramax Films has taken North American rights to "Escape" (a.k.a. "Midnight Return"), which Russell Mulcahy will direct for Davis Panzer Prods. The $25 million action project, which is being sold…
Summit Entertainment has picked up international sales rights to the Brian Grazer-produced documentary "Inside Deep Throat," with Universal Pictures giving a domestic release to the docu.
Capitol Films is teaming with Jim Henson's Creature Shop to produce "Five Children and It," a family adventure pic based on Edith Nesbit's classic 1902 novel.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp -- whose "Fanfan la tulipe" opens the festival tonight -- is developing a $15 million pic about soccer to mark the 100th anniversary of the FIFA Intl. Football Federation next…