European film funding body Eurimages has earmarked €4.1 million ($4.5 million) for 15 pics, all of which are border-crossing co-operations.
Increasing worries about the spread of the SARS epidemic and a much-rumored American snub were both brushed aside Wednesday as the lineup of the 56th Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25) was unveiled in…
Following the box office success of "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," Kate Hudson will get a big salary boost to appear in Universal's "Skeleton Key." Hudson and U are in final negotiations for the…
"The Ring" star Naomi Watts has been set to topliner alongside Sean Penn and Don Cheadle in "The Assassination of Richard Nixon." The pic is being directed by Niels Mueller, who wrote the script with…
Three of the producers behind Miramax Films' forthcoming family pic, "Ella Enchanted," have reteamed to bring another prize-winning kids book to the screen.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO John Calley will join the Board of Councilors at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television.
A wide diversity of countries, including China, Russia, Iran and Brazil, will be represented at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, but U.S. and Brit presence will be low-key when the fest officially…
The life and death of Argentinean docu filmmaker Raymundo Gleyzer are chillingly recounted in Ernesto Ardito and Virna Molina's "Raymundo." Pic seeks to pay tribute to Gleyzer's life and work while…
In its detailed and harrowing look at the figures and events that led up to the notorious August 1971 massacre at San Quentin prison, "Day of the Gun" reps scrupulously balanced reporting on a…
Richard Schiff ("The West Wing") has signed up to play record impresario Jerry Wexler in the biopic "Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Story" for helmer Taylor Hackford.