"Borat: Cultural Learnings of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" is on course to translate massive buzz into boffo box office on its opening weekend in Blighty, say U.K…
High Point Films has picked up worldwide sales rights to "Kings" by Irish director Tom Collins.
The London U.K. Film Focus, an event designed to drive international sales of British pics, will take place June 25-28 in the British capital, Film London and its partners announced Friday.
Merchant Ivory Prods. has appointed Hanway Films to handle worldwide rights to its library of 21 features, including "Howards End," "Heat and Dust" and "Shakespeare Wallah."
A kinder, gentler global warming docu, Michael Taylor's "The Great Warming" promotes essentially the same message as the Al Gore-hosted "An Inconvenient Truth," but is aimed at a different target…
Filmmaker Gus Van Sant has set Gabe Nevins to star in "Paranoid Park," based on Blake Nelson's dark coming-of-age tale.
Lynn Redgrave, Kathy Baker and Marc Blucas have been booked for "The Jane Austen Book Club," which Robin Swicord will direct from her adaptation of the Karen Joy Fowler novel. Sony Pictures Classics…
HBO Films has scooped up political thriller "The Whistle Blower" in turnaround from Focus Features, based on the real-life tale of a female Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia…
As "Little" Edie Beale observes in "Grey Gardens," "It's very difficult to keep the line between the past and the present." When this emotionally trenchant musical premiered to wide praise Off…
Specialist U.S. distrib ADV Films has snapped up various rights packages to a trio of properties from Japanese major Shochiku.
CJ Entertainment has signed a sheaf of deal memos for its two big AFM movies, Park Chan-wook's "I Am a Cyborg But That's OK" and period actioner "The Restless." Both bow in Korea next month.