After her sensitive, prize-winning directing debut in 1994, "Silences of the Palace," helmer Moufida Tlatli returns to the theme of Tunisian women caught between modernity and oppressive traditions…
"Gladiator" unleashed hell in its sophomore frame, taking in an estimated $24.3 million to outdo the weekend's four debuts combined. Figures for Russell Crowe starrer nearly doubled the $12.3 million…
StudioCanal France will fully finance the $16 million pic "Speaking of Sex," to be helmed by John McNaughton ("Wild Things"). Deal highlights the French company's ambitions to increase its…
The Independent Feature Project has announced the addition of a new annual laurel, the Anthony Radziwill Documentary Achievement Award, to bow at the 2000 IFP Gotham Awards ceremony in the fall.
Two reports on the French cinema give a mixed picture of how the film industry is faring.
Jeremy Davies has signed to appear in the Alan Rudolph-directed "Investigating Sex." Cast includes Nick Nolte, Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Julie Delpy, and Dermot Mulroney.
David Twohy, helmer of the surprise hit "Pitch Black," has inked with Miramax and Dimension Films to write and direct "Proteus." Twohy will also write and direct a second film for Dimension and a…
Despite a flurry of executive departures over the past year at Gallic major Gaumont, the company is maintaining ties to some of its former employees via a series of production deals.
Emmy-winning actress Rue McClanahan (“The Golden Girls”) will star opposite Della Reese in the CBS telefilm “The Moving of Sophia Myles.” She’s repped by Don Buchwald & Associates and manager Barbara…
Alliance Atlantis' pic production slate is anchored by a number of Canadian-British co-productions and a first-look deal with Canuck writer-director Jeremy Podeswa. Seaton McLean, the newly-installed…
High-profile U.S. TV projects from Warners and Hallmark are getting off the ground in the Czech Republic this week.