Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck's hard-hitting feature debut "The Lives of Others," about East Germany's dreaded Stasi and its terrifying system of domestic spying, has been selected as Germany's…
Disney sales arm Buena Vista Intl. Television has inked a multi-year movie deal with Film1, the Dutch pay-TV service of Liberty Global's content and digital service arm Chellomedia.
Warner Home Video has upped Philippe Cardon to the newly created post of prexy, international. Cardon, based in London, was WHV's exec VP and general manager for Europe, the Mideast and Africa. He…
Dito Montiel's "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" has wrapped up distribution pacts in several major territories. First Look Studios has sold the pic to Revolver in the U.K., Mikado in Italy…
Janis Joplin is ready for her close-up ... again. Zooey Deschanel will replace Pink in "The Gospel According to Janis," the Penelope Spheeris-directed drama set to start lensing Nov. 13 in…
Diana Loomis has been named senior VP of East Coast publicity for Fox Searchlight Pictures, and James Finn has been upped to VP of the department. Both will be based in Searchlight's New York office.
Taubman Centers, which owns the Beverly Center in L.A., has pacted with Warner Bros. Pictures to plug musical penguin toon "Happy Feet" throughout its shopping malls.
Tom Twyker's "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer" will open the 33rd Flanders Film Festival, running Oct. 11-21 in Ghent, Belgium.
Aki Kaurismaki has been chosen as director of the year by the Assn. of Finnish Film Directors, while Ilkka Matila was named producer of the year by the Central Organization of Finnish Film Producers.
In New York: There is something to be said for positive thinking in public figures. I am harking back to some seemingly happy females in show business -- Mary Pickford, Shirley Temple, Jeannette…
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