George Lucas, I wish you knew how to quit us. An oft-cited aspect of the "Star Wars" legend involves the director's foresight in claiming sequel and merchandising rights during that far-away time…
Anime properties such as "Transformers," "Speed Racer" and "Avatar" (the latter announced for M. Night Shyamalan to direct) may make for obvious tentpole fodder now, but the medium took decades to…
Hot young Brit thesp Thomas Turgoose will topline Tom Harper's directorial debut "The Scouting Book for Boys."
Vereda Filmes, Brazil's biggest sales company, has inked to handle overseas rights on helmer Breno Silveira's "Once Upon a Time in Rio" and helmer Mauro Lima's "My Name Ain't Johnny."
Penelope Cruz will receive the IFP's Gotham Award Tribute at the 18th annual Gotham Awards.
"The Dark Knight" continued to light up the European box office with punchy bows in France and Spain this weekend.
German sales company Beta Film has taken international TV rights outside Spain on the prize-laden made-for "El Pallasso i el fuehrer" (The Clown and the Fuhrer).
The Venice Film Festival is dedicating its 65th edition to the late Egyptian helmer Youssef Chahine, who will also be remembered with a screening of his 1958 classic "Cairo Station."
German film giant Internationalmedia declared bankruptcy Tuesday, blaming its problems in part on the money woes of financier David Bergstein.
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival is claiming it has stars galore. Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Anne Hathaway and Laura Linney are among the celebs the festival touted Tuesday as red carpet shoo-ins as it…