"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" showed steady sea legs and no seasickness in its second voyage at the European box office this weekend.
Antonio Banderas' sophomore pic as a helmer, the coming-of-ager "El camino de los ingleses" (Summer Rain), has been sold to Surreal Films for France and Plan 2 Real in CIS and Baltics.
The recently wrapped Julia Roberts and Willem Dafoe starrer "Fireflies in the Garden" is selling briskly around the world with a number of deals in Europe, Asia and Africa already in the bag.
Clifton Collins Jr. is starring in indie feature "The Perfect Game," which Prelude Pictures is producing. Cheech Marin, Emilie de Ravin, Lou Gossett Jr., Bruce McGill and Patricia Manterola round out…
Genre-producer Platinum Dunes has hired Matt Smith to oversee development and manage the company's creative department. Shingle, which is run by Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller, has a first…
Kino Intl. has picked up North American theatrical rights to "In Between Days," director So Yong Kim's debut feature that premiered in competition at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
New Line is moving forward on its feature adaptation of "The King of Kong," a documentary about rivals battling for supremacy in vidgame "Donkey Kong." The company has hired Michael Bacall ("Manic")…
It's summer at the multiplexes, and the tentpoles are already teetering. The set-up is perfect for a hot comedy to come along and steal the spotlight.
Janus Films has planned a multicity run of a new 35mm print of Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 pic "Pierrot le fou." Run kicks off June 15 at Brooklyn's BAMcinematek, followed by a screening at Toronto's…
The Producers Guild, the Entertainment Industry Foundation and Conde Nast Media Group are teaming to produce "Movies Rock," a film-and-music event that will be staged at the Kodak Theater on Dec. 2.
Director Fernando Meirelles has set his sights on Mark Ruffalo for "Blindness." Ruffalo will star with Julianne Moore in an adaptation of the Jose Saramago novel about an outbreak of blindness that…