James McAvoy will play the character popularized by Patrick Stewart in "X-Men: First Class."
Femmes turned out in force Wednesday for midnight showings of "Sex and the City 2," shelling out $3 million for the Warner Bros. and New Line pic.
The Cinema Guild has picked up U.S. rights to Matt Porterfield's drama "Putty Hill" for a fall release.
Media Rights Capital's new deal with Universal represents the biggest rent-a-studio pact with a major since Disney joined hands with DreamWorks.
Jason Sudeikis is rounding out the cast of New Line's workplace comedy "Horrible Bosses."
And you thought Alfred Hitchcock was the only director with a thing for birds.
Korean films did well at this year's Cannes Film Market, notching up sales close to $7 million, around half of the $14 million take for all Korean films in 2009.
Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere have boarded the original "Scream" team in Dimension's reboot of the horror franchise.