When camera-shy screenwriter Charlie Kaufman unveils "Synecdoche, New York," he'll be the only director making his debut in the Cannes competition.
One down, a dozen or so to go. "Iron Man" kicked off the summer tentpole season in foreign markets in socko fashion, launching with more than $98 million in its opening frame and adding another $25…
Natalie Portman has ankled from the planned pic adaptation of classic Emily Bronte novel "Wuthering Heights."
Helmer Bruce Beresford has inked a deal with the U.K.-based HSL Studio to direct "Banking on Mr. Toad," a biopic about the life of novelist Kenneth Grahame and his wife Elspeth.
Sony plans to digitally film and distribute sports and other live events to theaters in Japan, the company announced on Friday.
Icon Entertainment Intl. has acquired worldwide rights to Steve McQueen's "Hunger," which opens the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes this year.
High-octane actioner "Speed Racer" revs into Europe this weekend looking to get past the second weekend of "Iron Man."
Italian directing great Mario Monicelli and Japanese film noir will both receive retrospectives at this September's 56th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival.
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up worldwide distribution rights to Daniel Burman's Argentine drama "El Nido Vacio" (Empty Nest).
Bertil le Claire has ankled his post as managing director of German film group Kinowelt and will exit the company at the end of the month.
Ukraine's defense chiefs are planning to put the historical record straight with a $20 million budget movie set during the Crimean War of the 1850s.