Chen Kaige is to return to "Farewell My Concubine" territory with "Mei Lan-fang," a biopic of the Peking opera singer. Pic is the highest profile production to date for the Taiwan conglom China…
Celsius Entertainment has come aboard as international sales agent for Boris Damast's biopic "Vivaldi," starring Joseph Fiennes as the composer.
Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, has gone futuristic. The French major will host a private screening for buyers tonight of its latest film, the $12 million "Chrysalis Memories," which…
U.K. and U.S. financier Future Films has joined forces with New York and Los Angeles-based entity Grand Army Entertainment to provide loan financing of up to 85% of the budget for U.S.-based movie…
Brian Cox, Rufus Sewell and Sinead Cusack topline the Broadway production of Tom Stoppard's "Rock 'n' Roll," set to play the Jacobs Theater this fall.
There have been all kinds of adaptations of TV shows to the bigscreen, but there's never been anything like "The Simpsons Movie." For starters, the series has achieved a stunning level of penetration…
In the wake of "Mr. Bean's Holiday" and French smash "Brice de Nice," Spain has its own entry in the international annals of klutzdom: "Mortadelo & Filemon. Mission: Save the Planet."
The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced dates and details for the New York Film Festival and installed two members on the selection committee.
Coming into its second market and its first with a company name, Brazilian sales shingle Vereda Filmes has taken international rights to Chilean animation pic "31 Minutes."
Japanese toons -- known commonly as anime -- have conquered the world several times over, while long dominating the domestic market. In 2006, four of the 10 top-grossing Japanese pics were toons…
Germany's turbulent history is turning out to be a treasure-trove for Teutonic filmmakers born long after World War II. Now, a new gold rush to exploit the improbable commercial success of dramas set…