It should come as no surprise that a Western attempt to tap into the Bollywood craze would require a white leading lady, but "Marigold" delivers an uneven yet charming approximation of the form…
Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based int'l sales house Fortissimo has picked up rights to upcoming Jan Schuette movie "Love Comes Lately," which will preem in next month's Toronto fest.
Senator Entertainment has signed stuntwoman-turned-thesp Zoe Bell to star in an as yet untitled bigscreen action-adventure penned by Sarah Thorp.
Spanish pubcaster TVE has created a new San Sebastian Film Fest prize, the Another Look award, which will be granted to a film at the festival "focusing on issues central to a woman's world…
Plum Pictures is starting production on "Trucker," an independently-financed drama that stars Michelle Monaghan, Nathan Fillion, Benjamin Bratt, Joey Lauren Adams and Jimmy Bennett.
HBO is continuing its push into the genre that might be called election drama, acquiring "Run Granny Run," a docu about a 94-year-old politician that won the audience award this year at SXSW.
Warner Independent has elevated Richard Gold to creative executive for production.
In writer-director Ilya Chaiken's sophomore outing, almost everything of dramatic import transpires offscreen, starting with the attacks on the World Trade Center and ending with the Iraq war.
Helmer Roland Emmerich is boarding a remake of the 1966 sci-fi pic "Fantastic Voyage" for 20th Century Fox.
"American Pie" is neatly transformed into Spanish paella in "Love Expresso."
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman1Weekend:$21.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire2Weekend:$19.1M Warner Brothers
Need For Speed
Need For Speed3Weekend:$17.8M