Actress Cecilia Roth ("All About my Mother") and Brit-director Miguel Sapochnik have boarded contempo vengeance thriller "Rainey the Assassin," an Argentine-Spanish-U.K. pic produced by Matthias…
Warner Bros. has boarded Bille Eltringham's comedy "Mrs Ratcliffe's Revolution" for distribution in the U.K., Spain and Benelux.
The Weinstein Co. is forming a Latin American film fund with Argentine entrepreneur and arts patron Eduardo Costantini Jr. Fund will financially back the production and acquisition of about 14 Latin…
Aboriginal stage and screen thesp Leah Purcell is 2006 recipient of the Australian Film Commission's Bob Maza Fellowship, named after the trailblazing AFC commissioner, actor and activist.
Engaging lead performances greatly enhance a familiar coming-of-age story in "Mendy: A Question of Faith," writer-director Adam Vardy's sympathetic account of an ultra-Orthodox Jew who leaves his…
Throats are ripped, heads are crushed and limbs are severed with brutal efficiency throughout "See No Evil," but that's not nearly enough to dispel the sense of deja vu that pervades this generic…
The German middle class takes another drubbing in novice helmer Matthias Luthardt's chamber piece with four characters full of unspoken needs that rarely bursts with the kind of tension required to…
Rachid Bouchareb, who has two pix in competition at Cannes, is prepping his next pic, a $20 million bio of late reggae star Bob Marley.
Gallic minimajor MK2 is ramping up production and distribution, and has taken French rights to hot Cannes titles "Confession of Pain," Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's follow-up to "Infernal Affairs," and…
Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen and Susan Sarandon have joined Colin Firth in "The Colossus," a colonial drama set in South Africa at the turn of the 20th century, to be directed by Sean Mathias.