Despite the fond Cannes reception for "Sicko," Michael Moore told Variety editor-in- chief Peter Bart that he feels sapped by his critics' relentless attacks.
Buyers have their checkbooks poised for competition pic "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," which screens today. The Pathe-backed tearjerker pre-sold to around 10 territories at Berlin on the basis…
"A BON commencement bonne fin." A good beginning makes a good end, say the French. (They are saying a lot these days with their controversial new president, but we could apply this to the Cannes Film…
The producing team behind offbeat indie docu "What the Bleep Do We Know?" has bought feature rights to the novelized memoirs of Alvin Schwartz, centered on his 15-year stint as author of the Superman…
Quincy Jones will team with helmer Brett Ratner to shoot "Carnaval 3D: The Magic & the Music," chronicling Brazil's annual street party in Rio de Janeiro.
Richard Gere will star in and produce "Hachiko: A Dog's Story," a drama that will begin production in September. The film will be fully financed by Inferno Entertainment, whose Bill Johnson and Vicky…
Distant Horizon has acquired North American rights to "Flashpoint," the martial-arts actioner that pairs Donnie Yen with helmer Wilson Yip for the third time in a row. Pair previously collaborated on…
A bomb near Beirut's ABC cinema killed an elderly and left a dozen others injured about the time Lebanese helmer Nadine Labaki was receiving a rapturous ovation in Cannes on Sunday following the…
Catalonia ICIC Film Institute, Germany's Baden Wurttemberg Film Fund and France's Rhone-Alpes Cinema Film Fund have struck a co-production alliance.
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures will be awarding $55,000 in student grants to nine universities.
Filming in London in 2006 rose 9% on the previous year and has rocketed up by 42% in the past three years, according to figures released Monday by Film London.