Monica Bellucci has signed to play the evil queen in Terry Gilliam's "The Brothers Grimm," now shooting in Prague.
Benno Schoberth's "Shelter" received a hospitable response from IFP/New York, picking up its work-in-progress completion award. Weeklong market officially wraps up today, but prizes were handed out…
Revolution Studios has acquired the rights to Portia Iversen's yet-to-be-published book "Strange Son" for Julia Roberts to produce and potentially topline.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will make "Spy Hunter," a film adaptation of the classic 1980s videogame, his next picture. U had been eyeing the Rock for the pic since it acquired rights to "Spy Hunter"…
New financier-sales agent Becker Films Intl. has boarded the previously announced Hollywood/Bollywood pic "Marigold," a romantic musical comedy about a pushy Hollywood actress who gets stranded in…
Jay Wolpert has signed for a mid- to high-six figure sum to pen a rewrite of the period action-drama "Escape From Libby Prison" for Warner Bros. Pictures.
In a writing and directing deal worth $975,000 against $3 million, Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont have sold a romantic comedy pitch, "Married in the Morning," to Columbia Pictures and Neal Moritz's…
Helmer-scribe Carlos Sorin, whose "Historias minimas" (Minimal Stories) scooped the special jury prize at the 2002 San Sebastian Film Festival, will begin lensing comedy "Le Chien" (The Dog) in…
Filmmaker Ron Mann and music and film promoter Gary Topp have set up Toronto-based film distribution company filmswelike, announcing that they have picked up "The Weather Underground" from Sam Green…
More than 100 films from 40 countries will screen at the sixth Mumbai Film Festival Nov. 20-27. Fest features a competition section for the first time.
Moves by two majors on Japan's hot animation front gave opposite signals.