Norwegian culture minister Trond Giske is dangling a carrot and stick in front of the local film biz. The carrot is a tranche of NOK 60 million ($10 million) on top of the usual government subsidies…
Robert De Niro and Al Pacino will team onscreen for just the second time in "Righteous Kill," a $60 million indie production put together by Nu Image's Millennium Films and Emmett/Furla Films…
Universal Pictures has tapped Christian Grass to head a new international production arm based in London. Grass, who joins the studio in October, will be prexy of production for Universal Pictures…
Warner China Film, the joint venture between Warner Bros. and state-owned conglom China Film Group, is greenlighting a package of movies for production in China.
With its budget of $30 million, "Arn" is by far the most expensive film project ever made in Scandinavia. Naturally, a production of this size could make even the most experienced producer a bit…
"Sissi" the beloved Austrian royal who was made world-famous by actress Romy Schneider in the 1957 film, is getting a makeover. Austrian director Joshua Sinclair, whose latest pic "Jump" is about the…
U.S.-based distributor Echo Bridge has inked to handle worldwide distribution rights on "My Life in Ruins," a romantic comedy from actress-turned-producer Nia Vardolos. Like many distribs here, the…
Best-selling Spanish novel "Cold Skin" has taken its first step toward the bigscreen with KanZaman tying down movie adaptation rights to the Antarctic Island sci-fi action thriller.
Seasoned Canuck filmmaker and exec Tom Perlmutter has been named head of the National Film Board of Canada, the country's publicly funded film studio known for its socially aware documentaries and…
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After "Spider-Man 3" kicked off the season with record-breaking box office, the pressure is on for Paramount and DreamWorks Animation's third "Shrek" installment to deliver.
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