Focus Features will finance and distribute Jim Jarmusch's next pic, tentatively titled "The Limits of Control."
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. has changed its award rules to allow foreign-language films from the U.S. to be eligible for best picture instead of best foreign-language film, starting with its…
QED Intl. has picked up international sales rights to the psychological thriller "Walled In" starring Mischa Barton, Deborah Kara Unger and Cameron Bright.
British TV and film director Peter Kosminsky has struck an output deal to make all his future projects through David Aukin and Hal Vogel's Daybreak Pictures.
Development of new technology is poised to be a significant factor at the American Film Market, according to market organizers.
Hesham Issawi's feature bow threatens to totter under the weight of its timely message as it examines the plight of Arab-Americans in post 9/11 Los Angeles.
Julia Roberts and Clive Owen are set to star in "Duplicity," a Universal Pictures drama that was written and will be directed by Tony Gilroy. Jennifer Fox is producing with Laura Bickford.
Korean seller Show East's foodie drama "Le Grand Chef" has been sold to Festive Films for Singapore and Taiwan, to A.O.E. for Malaysia, to Sundream for Hong Kong, and to M Pictures for Thailand.
Filmax Intl. has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to "ASD: Alma Sin Dueno" ("Underground"), the feature film debut of helmer Tinieblas Gonzalez.
Meryl Streep as Julia Child? Meryl Streep as Julia Child? Columbia is cooking up "Julie & Julia," starring Streep as the famous chef and Amy Adams as a mastercook wannabe.