"The Art of Stealing," from Leonel Vieira, one of Portugal's most prominent young helmer-producers, will open the 24th Cinema Jove Intl. Film Festival, Spain's biggest summer sprocket opera.
"Angels and Demons" topped the Japanese B.O. for a second weekend May 23-24, but box office across the territory was hit hard by the swine flu scare.
"The Bank Job" helmer Roger Donaldson is in negotiations to direct "Umbra" for Relativity Media.
A 14-year-old girl on summer vacation makes discoveries about herself and her family in "Adrift."
Oleg Yankovsky, a charismatic and versatile actor who was one of Russia's most beloved stage and screen stars, died May 20 in Moscow after a battle with cancer. He was 65.
The story of a youth's return to his small-town home offers fleeting visual pleasures.
Feature and TV producer Teri Schwartz has been tapped dean of UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television, replacing Robert Rosen.
Marc Rocco, a film director who also produced and wrote screenplays, died in his sleep in Los Angeles on May 1. He was 46.
Indie oddity purports to document a mental hospital offering video therapy for the criminally insane.
Mexico's top exhibitor Cinepolis is set to expand its global footprint as it opens the first of many plexeslater this year in India.
A foolhardy and apparently fearless Dutch cook ventures into the African jungle in search of his son's playmate.