"When the camera was getting grabbed, I thought it was ruining the film," Curry says of certain thugs. "Only later did I see how to use this." And that's how he came to write "Street Fight."
The success of "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" surely has something to do with how well the concept clicks with each of its writers. Carell, for instance, says he wasn't a teenage Casanova. "I thought about…
German film-funding bodies have slated more than $1.5 million in production aid for "Catherine," a historical drama starring Chloe Sevigny.
Twentieth Television is in talks with Argentina's Telefe to acquire remake rights to its hit telenovela "Resistire" (Forever Julia). The Fox TV unit, which declined to comment, has been searching for…
A new wave of contemporary social features picked up most of the nominations for the Czech Lions film awards on Wednesday evening, with Jim Jarmusch's "Broken Flowers" taking the award for foreign…
"Fearless," which is being billed as Jet Li's final martial-arts pic ever, has found a U.S. distrib in Focus Features genre banner Rogue Pictures. Pickup comes just as "Fearless" breaks boffo B.O…
France's Pathe will take most French rights and international on "Whatever Lola Wants," a tale of East-West femme friendship and belly dancing from Moroccan helmer Nabil Ayouch.
In its first major staffing move, Trevor Macy and Marc Evans' newly formed Intrepid Pictures has named former Universal exec Jonathan Fischer as chief financial officer and Katherine Brown as VP of…
Mandy Moore and James McAvoy are in final talks to star in thriller "Twist of Fate" for Mark Damon's production and financing company Foresight Unlimited. Jennifer Elster ("Particles of Truth") is…
Shochiku and Paris-based Celluloid Dreams are partnering on international sales of "Hana," the first period drama from Japanese helmer Hirokazu Kore-eda.
The Arte France Cinema awards -- given to the outstanding projects in Rotterdam's co-production forum CineMart -- went to Arturo Aristakisian for "A Mexican Story" and Wang Bing for "Black Iron Days."