Initial Entertainment Group has finalized its deal to partner with Columbia Pictures on the $105 million-budgeted "Ali." IEG has put in more than $55 million, in return for foreign distribution…
Jim Gillespie's "Julian" and Mike Barker's "Cromwell and Fairfax" head the new slate of movies from London-based sales company IAC Films.
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to John Sayles' new pic, "Sunshine State," currently in production in Amelia, Fla.
Miramax Films nabbed domestic rights to "People I Know," the Al Pacino starrer from Myriad Pictures. Myriad retains international distribution rights.
Goran Visnjic, the Croatian actor best known for his role in TV drama "ER," will star in "Doctor Sleep," a British supernatural thriller directed by Nick Willing.
Stephen Rea is in negotiations to topline Fernando Solanas' $5.2 million "Afrodita, the Taste of Love." Pic is based on the bestselling cookbook "Stories, Recipes and Other Aphrodisiacs" by Isabel…
The Cannes Film Market looks set to be a bumper event this year, with 28% more movies screening and attendance up at least 12.5%. Two days before Thursday's opening, some 5,350 participants had…
Spain's numero uno indie distrib, Antonio Llorens' Lauren Films, is inking accords with the country's top film producers as it plows into the theatrical and video distribution of local pics.
Hollywood producer and Franchise Pictures chairman Elie Samaha has rebounded from his messy legal spat with German distributor Intertainment to partner with Paris-based financier and producer Tarak…
Robert Carlyle has been cast to topline the offbeat Brit comedy "Das Cowboy," the tale of a film shoot from hell.
The Cannes Film Festival will hold an open-air surprise screening of one of the officially selected movies on Sunday night, organizers said Tuesday.