Belgian helmers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, who directed the controversial 1999 Cannes Palme d'Or winner "Rosetta," are set to helm and co-produce "Le Fils" (The Son) with French production outfit…
The drama isn't just onscreen at the 36th Karlovy Vary Film Festival. In an emotional moment, Slovak-born helmer Ivan Reitman confessed he had harbored anger against the country he was forced to…
Troubled distrib Kinowelt Medien is folding its Jugend Film theatrical distribution unit into its core distribution entity, Kinowelt Filmverleih.
Preliminary first-half revenues at Germany's VCL Film + Medien climbed 168% to 51 million euros ($43 million), with $23 million coming from subsid Scanbox Entertainment.
It seems fitting that the Internet's most pirated movie in June was "Snatch." According to New York-based digital copyright enforcement company MediaForce, more than 1 million pics were pirated…
Miramax Films is in final negotiations to become the U.S. distributor for the Julia Stiles starrer "Carolina Torn Asunder," with Marleen Gorris replacing Jon Amiel as helmer and Shirley MacLaine…
Catherine Zeta-Jones is in early negotiations to star in "Chicago," Miramax's adaptation of the Tony Award-winning Bob Fosse musical. Zeta-Jones met recently with director Rob Marshall, who's in New…
Indie producer Jeff Kleeman has paid low-six figures to option the feature film rights to "Holding Fire," a novel by Elissa Wald.
While he's best known for playing scary guys, Robert De Niro is negotiating to star in "Scared Guys," a Columbia Pictures comedy in which he'll play an obsessive-compulsive agoraphobic forced to…
Want to make $35,000 an hour? Just get hired to voice "Shrek 2."
In her fifth and final stint in the programming chair, Lizzie Francke unveils a lineup today that reaffirms the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival's traditional emphasis on indie and emerging talent, with…