French actor Philippe Noiret is to receive the Festival Award at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival next month.
The Independent Film Channel's Next Wave Films has selected the first project for its digital production financing arm, Agenda 2000: "Manic," a drama about troubled teens forced to face their demons…
Germany's Constantin Film will co-produce an epic pic based on Bernard Cornwell's bestseller "Stonehenge B.C. 2000," the latest in a number of recent international production deals.
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British satcaster BSkyB's film arm Sky Pictures, has put two new talent-laden pics into production. The first, betting comedy "On the Nose," starring Dan Aykroyd, began lensing March 20 in Dublin…
Gene Straub has been promoted to senior vice president of studio operations at 20th Century Fox.
Demi Moore's Moving Pictures has hit a home run with "Slugger," selling the family comedy spec to Miramax Films in a mid-six-figure deal. The script was penned by Steven Gary Banks and Bruce Graham…
In his first major assignment at Universal since moving his shingle from the Mouse House last September, Barry Mendel ("The Sixth Sense") has committed to produce "The Prisoner," with Oscar-winning…
Sony Pictures Family Entertainment and producer Denise Di Novi are planning to remake the 1966 Ida Lupino pic "The Trouble With Angels" at Sony.
Visual effects company Cinesite has ramped up operations, tapping Daniel Rosen chief technology officer and Pat Repola VP of the company's digital imaging division.
Five years after winning the Golden Lion at Venice for his first film "Before the Rain," maverick helmer Milcho Manchevski is back behind the camera with his second movie "Dust."
Canuck comedy festival Just for Laughs is calling for submissions to its 18th annual showcase, set to unspool July 13-23 in Montreal.