It was almost inevitable that the Egyptian film industry would come up with the idea for a movie about the star-crossed affair of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Egyptian-born Emad (Dodi) el Fayed.
Los Angeles' loss will be Washington's gain when the AFI-sponsored European Union Film Showcase opens here on Nov. 1 with 23 foreign films, including more than a dozen U.S. premieres.
Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" fended off a challenge from Miramax's "The House of Yes" to remain the champion of the exclusives roster.
Refreshing as an evening of unpretentious European country cooking, Muzsikas explained and performed the folk music of Hungary and Transylvania with understated charm and abundant finesse. Singer…
A group of eight Hollywood production representatives will visit Prague later this month in an effort to lure more major film productions to the scenic Czech capital.
An intense examination of issues like love, family, responsibility, communication, belonging and survival, Argentine director Adolfo Aristarain's "Martin (H)" is like a recap of a lifetime in…
American Multi Cinemas developer Krona inked an agreement Monday with the Stockholm suburb of Huddinge to build a 24-screen multiplex for AMC right next door to the headquarters of Sweden's largest…
The Focus Institute of Film has announced its national call for screenplays for its inaugural Workshop Series. Deadline is Nov. 30, and the org is looking for 20 scripts that “promote positive values…
Universal Pictures and Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. confirmed Monday an estimated $350 million co-financing deal involving five pictures, as reported (Daily Variety, Sept. 23).
Actor William Petersen ("Fear") has signed on for one of the leads in MGM's low-budget feature "Kiss the Sky," from an Eric Lerner script about two men acting out a midlife crisis and entering into a…
It's spy vs. spy as Sony Pictures Entertainment chief operating officer John Calley announced Monday that SPE's Columbia Pictures will activate a James Bond motion picture franchise, based on story…