Spanish distributor Manga Films has acquired all Spanish rights to anthology pic "Paris, I Love You" from the U.K.'s Celsius Entertainment.
Although most of its ceremony was in English, there was a palpable sense of local pride as the fourth edition of the Copenhagen International Film Festival got rolling on Thursday night in Denmark's…
Paul Haggis -- who'd been expected to follow "Crash" with an adaptation of Richard Clarke's 9/11 expose "Against All Enemies" -- is changing course. He's in talks to next direct Tommy Lee Jones and…
It's back to the classroom for Warner Independent Pictures. Signaling topper Polly Cohen's first major buy, the specialty arm has snapped up film rights to Tom Perrotta's forthcoming book "The…
The production company that gave the world Jack Bauer is getting ready to take on the FBI. Brian Grazer's 20th Century Fox TV-based Imagine Television -- which just won a best drama Emmy for "24" -…
Miramax wants to work more closely with parent company Disney -- and has appointed an exec to make it happen. Gotham distrib is giving exec veep of biz affairs Michael Luisi an expanded job that will…
Diane Keaton, Dax Shepard and Liv Tyler are set to star in indie pic "Smother" for Inferno Distribution, which has come aboard to finance and produce with Jay Roach's Everyman Pictures.
Justin Long has been set to co-star with Bruce Willis in "Live Free or Die Hard," the fourth installment in the John McClane franchise. Maggie Q is also in negotiations to join the film, which begins…
Smoke House, the new shingle formed by George Clooney and Grant Heslov, has hired Nina Wolarsky as VP of feature development.
MGM has picked up North American rights to Michael Ian Black-helmed "The Pleasure of Your Company." Movie, a romantic comedy with elements of slapstick, world preemed in Toronto.
It's obviously intended as a star vehicle, but "Broken Bridges" turns out to be a rattletrap jalopy for country music performer Toby Keith. Currently burning off in scattered theatrical bookings…