Warner Bros. and Overbrook Entertainment have acquired the rights to remake "Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis," the comedy that broke box office records in France earlier this year.
Gillian Armstrong has been tapped prexy of the Sydney Film Festival's inaugural jury for its 12-pic competition.
European Union theaters are screening an increasing number of films that are neither local nor Hollywood productions, according to the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO).
CBS Films has picked up "Legally Blonde" scribe Karen McCullah Lutz's romantic comedy spec "Permission."
John Cusack has signed on to topline Roland Emmerich's apocalyptic thriller "2012" for Columbia Pictures.
Brazil's O2 Filmes and Universal Pictures have greenlit Toniko Melo's drama "VIPs," the fourth film in their production partnership in Brazil.
Argentina's Lucrecia Martel, whose "The Woman Without a Head" plays in Cannes' Competition on Wednesday, will direct alien-invader action pic "El eternauta."
Focus Features Intl. has brought a ray of sunshine to an otherwise uncertain Cannes market with a slew of sales for its slate.
Steven Paul's banner Crystal Sky Pictures has inked a $200 million theatrical slate financing deal with Don Starr's Grosvenor Park.
Romantic comedy "Sam's Story," starring Neve Campbell and Gabriel Macht ("The Spirit"), is racking up robust presales.
French sales and distribution company Bac Films-Millimages has gone into the production business, creating a talent production house, Manny Films, with producers Philippe Gompel and Aurelia Grossmann.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch