If there's one thing Israeli helmer Eran Kolirin wants more than winning a prize at Cannes, it's getting his debut feature "The Band's Visit" into the Cairo film fest, which unspools Nov. 27-Dec. 7.
Former Hobbit Elijah Wood is to star as Iggy Pop in "The Passenger," a biopic of the legendary rocker. "Passenger," which follows Pop's early years with his band the Stooges, is to be helmed by Nick…
Finnish director Timo Vuorensola is to direct a dark comedy about Nazis on the dark side of the moon.
Kenny Chesney took home the entertainer of the year award at the 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards, but the big winner of the night was Carrie Underwood.
ThinkFilm Intl. has added Rob Schmidt's "Bad Meat" to its Cannes sales slate.
Mena Suvari, Jack Huston, Caterina Murino and Richard E. Grant will star in "The Garden of Eden," an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's novel to be directed by John Irvin.
Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Karoline Herfurth and Hannah Herzsprung will round out the cast of Teutonic producer Bernd Eichinger's "The Baader-Meinhof Complex."
"Happy to be here" was the underlying message from Wong Kar Wai, helmer of opening film "My Blueberry Nights," and his co-stars.
Marwan Hamed will follow up his debut "The Yacoubian Building" with "Ibrahim the White," the dark story of an Egyptian boy and girl who grow up on the gang-infested streets of downtown Cairo.
John Turturro is slated to direct "1-900," the third film in the Theo Van Gogh remake trilogy.
Mischa Barton has joined the cast of Ealing Studios comedy "St. Trinian's," which has also completed its first two international pre-sales to Concorde/TeleMunchen in Germany and Paradiso in Benelux.