Anyone who thought they knew the Gallic film biz is in for a surprise as a succession of purges takes its toll.
Eighteen U.S. film festivals, from a pool of 77, have been tapped by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Academy Foundation to receive grants, totaling $250,000, for festival programming…
"Bloody Sunday" by Paul Greengrass won the Golden Hitchcock at the 13th Dinard Festival of British Cinema Sunday.
Monica Bellucci, who's set to play Mary Magdalene in Mel Gibson's Latin-lingo "Passion," will star with her husband Vincent Cassel in the $14 million Gallic spy thriller "Secret Agents."
Imax Corp. received a few carrots at the windup of the 25th Giant Screen Theater Assn conference and trade show, which wrapped Friday.
Dancer-turned-actor Will Kemp has signed to star alongside Hugh Jackman in Universal's "Van Helsing," directed by Stephen Sommers.
HBO Films has set Julia Ormond and Brooke Smith to star with Hilary Swank, Anjelica Huston, Patrick Dempsey and Frances O'Connor in "Iron Jawed Angels."
Rhino Entertainment is financing and producing "Project Street," a doc about the urban culture that emerged from the intersection of skateboarding and hip-hop.
Having purchased 760 Shaw Bros. classics when it launched two years ago, Celestial Pictures will begin releasing digital versions of the films in DVD and VCR formats Dec. 5.
"Minoes," a Burny Bos-produced film based on the Annie G. Schmidt novel, took home two Golden Calves -- the Dutch equivalent of the Oscars -- for feature film and actress at the Netherlands Film…
The muscles from Brussels has hustled Spanish tussles.