Sony Pictures Classics has acquired domestic distribution rights to biopic "Coco Before Chanel," starring Audrey Tautou and directed by Anne Fontaine.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S., Latin American and German rights for Brit helmer Sam Taylor-Wood's John Lennon biopic "Nowhere Boy."
Paramount and DreamWorks are forging ahead with "Transformers 3," dating the movie for release on July 1, 2011.
"Saturday Night Live" star Andy Samberg will host the 2009 MTV Movie Awards.
The Hollywood Film Festival has added a comedy segment at this year's event.
Moments after SXSW Film's raucous opening-night screening of John Hamburg's male-bonding comedy "I Love You, Man" (DreamWorks/Paramount) at the vintage Paramount Theatre March 13, Tweeters were…
"Marley and Me" fetched the spot at the weekend's international box office, edging the second frame of "Watchmen" with $13.9 million at 2,708 playdates in 34 markets.
Rolling off its Cesar sweep, France's Roissy Films has sold "Seraphine" to Alcine Terran for Japan and With Cinema for South Korea.
Senator Distribution has acquired North American rights to indie family drama "The Greatest," starring Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon and Carey Mulligan.
Universal Pictures Intl. Entertainment, the international home entertainment distribution arm of Universal Pictures, has inked a deal with Mattel for home entertainment rights to the "Barbie"…
Chow Yun-fat will trade his trademark trenchcoat and pistols for scholarly robes and scrolls as ancient Chinese philosopher Confucius in a new biopic backed by the Chinese government.