Veteran French rocker Johnny Hallyday and top French actress Sylvie Testud are to star in Hong Kong-set crime thriller "Vengeance," helmed by Johnnie To.
Russian film and television producers are calling for cuts of up to 50% in crew and talent fees in an attempt to stay afloat as the global recession bites.
"Over There" (Aan Ja), detailing the green card dilemmas of an Iranian man, has nabbed top prize at Thessaloniki Film Festival, South-east Europe's leading sprocket opera.
Vera Farmiga is taking to the skies. The "Departed" thesp will star opposite George Clooney in Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air" for Paramount Pictures and Montecito.
French helmer Pascal Laugier ("Martyrs") will direct Paramount Vantage horror thriller "Details" from his own script for Blumhouse Prods.
"Welcome to digital," wrote producer Frank Marshall in a morning-after email following Thursday night's aborted unveiling of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."
Anand Tucker ("Shopgirl") will direct romantic comedy "Leap Year," starring Amy Adams. Spyglass Entertainment and Benderspink produce.
Qatar is joining the Middle East film gold rush. Execs from the Qatar Museums Authority, the org dedicated to developing cultural initiatives in the country, have inked a deal with Tribeca fest…
HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Film Development Council (FDC) has unveiled plans for a new campaign to boost the territory's flagging local industry.
Like a steam train gathering pace, Taiwanese left field hit and the territory's foreign-language Oscar contender "Cape No. 7," is gaining serious traction around Asia.
Chris Brown was the big winner, but it was Kanye West's night at the American Music Awards.