Paramount Classics has beat out offers from rival distribs to pay an undisclosed sum for rights in all English-speaking territories, Latin America and Japan to Clare Peploe's competition entry, "The…
Alliance Atlantis has picked up worldwide rights, excluding the U.S. and English-speaking territories, to the Sundance award-winning skateboard documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys."
Director George Hickenlooper, whose "The Man of Elysian Fields" makes its world premiere here Sept. 13, has struck a two-pic pact with producers Donald Zuckerman and Andrew Pfeffer.
Intermedia has begun early talks with Joel Schumacher to direct "Sleepwalker," a Nicholas Kazan-scripted remake of a Scandinavian thriller about a man whose penchant for nocturnal travel leads to the…
The 2002 IFP/West Los Angeles Film Festival has been moved to June 21-29 from its original April slot, while Rachel Rosen has been tapped director of programming for the fest, under festival director…
Looking remarkably fresh and buoyant at almost 300 years of age, 18th-century French playwright Pierre Marivaux's "The Triumph of Love" gets a simple, elegant overhaul from director Clare Peploe and…
Lions Gate Entertainment posted a narrowed fiscal first-quarter loss on Thursday. Execs credited good perfs by a pair of arthouse releases.
Miramax Films has acquired all North and South American rights to Venice Film Festival entry "The Warrior," the debut feature by Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia.
As preparation gears up for the 68th edition of Mifed, Italy's international fall film market, the number of pics skedded to screen is already ahead of last year, with U.S. companies accounting for…
Oliver Stone is in negotiations with French author Dominique Lapierre to make a film of his book "It was Five Past Midnight in Bhopal," about the 1984 environmental disaster in India.
The next venue for Market Simulation, the event in which producers pitch their projects to programmers, financiers and buyers, is Amman, Jordan.