"Dark Blue World" cast a golden glow on Czech box office receipts on its opening weekend. The film by Oscar winner Jan Sverak ("Kolya") broke opening weekend records with nearly 89,000 admissions and…
Fresh from receiving the Palme d'Or for "The Son's Room" from the Cannes Film Festival jury, Italian actor-director Nanni Moretti will see jury duty from the other side -- on the competition panel at…
Italian rock star Luciano Ligabue is going back on his vow never to direct another film, starting work on "From Zero to Ten" this summer.
French mini-major MK2 has notched sales to 40 territories of Michael Haneke's "The Piano Teacher," which scooped the Jury prize as well as acting kudos for stars Isabelle Huppert and Benoit Magimel…
Former Lira Films topper Raymond Danon is taking cinema chain UGC to the Tribunal de Grande Instance (the High Court) to recover 100 million francs ($13 million) he claims he is owed following the…
John McTiernan is near a deal to next direct "Smoke and Mirrors," a period drama that will star Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The film is being financed by IEG and is eyeing a mid-fall…
Michael Fleming: Dish
Helmer Aki Kaurismski will begin lensing "Irtolainen" (Vagrant), the second part of his trilogy on contemporary Finland, in August for a spring 2002 bow.
The fourth edition of the Latin American Screens (LAS) will take place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, Nov. 19-21.
Government-licensed film financier Macquarie Film Corp. and cable web Showtime are bankrolling "The Nugget," toplining Eric Bana.
In a surprising move, DreamWorks Pictures has agreed to sell half its stake in "The Road to Perdition" to Twentieth Century Fox. The DreamWorks-originated gangster pic will be helmed by Sam Mendes…