Audrey Tautou will star as Coco Chanel in a $15 million biopic about the legendary French fashion designer.
Chris McGurk and Danny Rosett's fledgling Overture Films has inked a global distrib deal with Paramount Vantage and Paramount Pictures Intl. Under the exclusive pact, Overture will utilize Vantage's…
The Weinstein Co. can't get enough of Michael Moore. As the company launches the documentary filmmaker's health-care expose "Sicko" out of competish in Cannes today, it is also starting to sell a new…
The British Academy of Film and TV Arts will bestow Richard Curtis with the Academy Fellowship, the org's highest accolade, at the British Academy Television Awards on Sunday.
Lightning Entertainment has snagged rights to Aussie surfing doc "Bra Boys," which is narrated by Russell Crowe and being made into a feature by Universal. The doc grossed a record for docs of $2…
James Gray's "We Own the Night" was the first big American indie title of the fest to get a special buyers' screening at the Palais. The Friday unspooling attracted a huge crowd, with beaucoup folks…
Twentieth Century Fox has taken North American rights to "Gospel Hill," the first fully financed project from the Los Angeles-based production company Deko Ent.
William Gibson's prescient sci-fi bestseller from the '80s, "Neuromancer," will get the bigscreen treatment from vet producer-distributor Peter Hoffman, whose own Cannes exploits go back some 25…
With iffy results on their investments in studio slates, the financiers that have flooded Hollywood's coffers are trying a new tactic: Give the money directly to the talent.
In his well-balanced and lucidly constructed documentary about the Six Day War of 1967 -- a flashpoint event that continues to inflame passions and impact politics in the Middle East and beyond…