Helmer Simon West ("Con-Air," "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") has pacted with producer Mace Neufeld to direct "Let It Ride."
The U.K. Film Council has tapped Andy Weltman as production executive.
A Russian producer is breaking new ground with the country's first ever remake of an Asian film and its first co-production for many years with Sweden.
Constantin Film chief exec Fred Kogel is ankling his post at the end of the year and will be replaced by Bernhard Burgener, CEO of parent group Highlight Communications.
Ari Folman's animated Cannes contender "Waltz with Bashir" has been picked up by distribs in the U.K., France and Germany ahead of next week's fest.
The Asia Pacific Screen Awards is to launch a movie academy headed by Australian screen legend Jack Thompson as its patron.
The Aussie film industry has finally nabbed a starring role in a Hollywood-backed blockbuster.
It's a great time for Australian showbiz.
Nancy Meyers will write and direct her next film at Universal. She will produce the untitled romantic comedy with Scott Rudin.
Heather Graham, Jennifer Coolidge, Matthew Settle and Amber Heard will topline the indie black dramedy "Ex-terminators."
With its first 3-D toon, "Fly Me to the Moon," gearing up for August release, Belgian animation studio nWave Pictures has started work on its next feature, "Around the World in 50 Years -- 3D."