Continuing to ramp up under CEO Henry Winterstern, L.A.-based indie label First Look Studios has upped Amy Beecroft to veep of international theatrical distribution.
As part of Italy's celebrations for the May 8 centennial of Roberto Rossellini's birth, Cinecitta is restoring and distributing 10 of the neorealist helmer's pics, including "Rome, Open City."
The fourth annual Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles, to run April 2-8, unveiled Tuesday the five recipients of its Tower Award. This year's honorees are actors Harrison Ford, Dennis Hopper and…
U.S. cable giant Liberty Global's London-based content arm chellomedia is launching a joint-venture movie channel with MGM in Central Europe.
Take "Metropolis," "Blade Runner" and "Sin City," set them in Paris in 2054, run their widescreen visuals through an ultra-high-contrast B&W photocopying machine and you'll have a semblance of…
Fatih Akin, winner of the Golden Bear of the Berlin Film Festival in 2004, is prepping his next pic, which again will be a drama that moves back and forth between Germany and Turkey.
Profits at the U.K.'s Pinewood Shepperton, Europe's largest studio group, slumped 91% from £4.6 million ($8 million) in 2004 to just $683,000 last year as uncertainties over tax incentives hit…
Black comedy "Adam's Apples," helmed by Anders Thomas Jensen, scored a triple triumph Saturday, swooping on the Golden Raven for best film, the European Feature Film Prize and the audience award at…
Randall Emmett and George Furla's Emmett/Furla Films have teamed with Todd Nealey and Kelsey Howard's Primetime Pictures to finance and produce "Microwave Park," based on Eugene Hess' original spec…
Christopher Walken is set to star alongside Dan Fogler in "Balls of Fury," the pingpong comedy written by "Reno 911" creators Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant. Garant will direct for Rogue Films…
Universal Pictures has made a six-figure acquisition of "How Starbucks Saved My Life" based on a 102-page proposal and attached Tom Hanks to star and Gus Van Sant to direct.