Blighty auds are being given a chance to sample some of the finer Chinese movies available as China Now, a festival of Chinese culture, launches a nationwide tour of pics.
"Chevolution," the Netflix-backed docu about Alberto Korda's famously enigmatic photo of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara, has been picked up by international sales agent Fortissimo Films.
Jennifer Aniston and producing partner Kristin Hahn have formed Echo Films, a company that will start with a first-look deal at Universal Pictures.
New Line's Richard Brener is staying on as Toby Emmerich's right-hand man and has been promoted to prexy of production.
Paramount Pictures has preemptively bought "Lost City of Z," a David Grann manuscript about the search for a lost city in the Amazon, with Brad Pitt to produce the feature adaptation through his Plan…
Senator Entertainment has acquired distribution rights in North America, Germany and Spain to the sci-fi thriller "Splice" from writer-director Vincenzo Natali.
CBS Films has optioned the romantic comedy spec "Plan B," by TV scribe Kate Angelo.
Chuck Russell is writing to direct "Northern Lights," an action film set in the field of aerobatics -- death-defying stunt flying.
Martin Scorsese's Rolling Stones concert documentary "Shine a Light" will be livin' large.
Dour and somewhat dramatically parched, Christine Carriere's third feature focuses on a plump, abused farmer's daughter-turned-trucker's wife who never, ever gets an even break.
Scott Bakula has scored the second lead role opposite Matt Damon in "The Informant," Steven Soderbergh's espionage thriller for Warner Independent.