"Distant" is an arthouse film par excellence, a consummately made study of loneliness and frustration that confirms the emerging talent of Turkish auteur Nuri Bilge Ceylan that was on display in…
Action star Jackie Chan has flung himself from tall buildings and dangled from helicopters. But when he arrived in Cannes Sunday to junket the Walden Media remake of "Around the World in 80 Days," he…
"We don't work well in a studio environment," C2 partner and "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" producer Andy Vajna said on Saturday in an interview with Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart.
Brit polymath Stephen Fry will write and direct an adaptation of his novel "The Stars' Tennis Balls" for Michael Winterbottom and Andrew Eaton's Revolution Films.
Marching toward its goal of becoming an Asian-based powerhouse in production, distribution and broadcasting, Celestial Pictures has inked deals in French-speaking markets, China and Japan for the…
This month marks the Shaw brothers' return to martial arts filmmaking with its release "Drunken Monkey."
Miracle Film Distribution has announced a $500 million partnership with media investment fund Global Media Management and international advisory consortium Asida Group that will finance prints and…
Distant Horizon has acquired remake rights to the Hong Kong film "My Father Is a Hero," which stars Jet Li, and the Thai comedy "Saving Private Tootsie."
WJB Chiltern, the British wealth management company, has launched a film sales agency, Firstupfilm Intl. The venture is headed by Elisena Tatalo and Robin Andrews. The company aims to handle six…
Margaret Nicoll's Madrid-based production and financing company New Zeal will be handling international co-production on Elio Quiroga's chiller "NO-DO."
Miramax Films has picked up worldwide rights, excluding U.K. TV, to the BBC Films project "Eastern Promises."