A selection of new projects and productions, market bows and screenings at Unifrance's annual showcase.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired worldwide sales rights to Nahid Persson Sarvestani's "The Queen and I," a docu chronicling the relationship between the exiled Iranian helmer and Farah Pahliva…
Brad Grey chatted with Jim Gianopulos, Clint Eastwood spoke with Frank Langella, and Ron Howard gave a brief and touching "benediction" at the AFI Awards luncheon on Jan. 9 at the Four Seasons hotel.
Sony Pictures Classics has sealed a deal for North American rights to James Toback's docu "Tyson," unspooling in the Sundance Film Festival's Spectrum section. SPC began talks to acquire the boxer's…
The BBC's flagship TV web, BBC1, is clearing its schedule for a two-hour live special on Barack Obama's inauguration as George Bush's successor.
The Art Directors Guild likes the look of "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "Changeling," "Doubt," "Frost/Nixon" and "Milk."
Ray Dennis Steckler, director and producer of "The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies" and other exploitation pics, who was often credited as Cash Flagg, died…
Patrick Swayze had been set to promote his A&E drama "The Beast" at the Television Critics Assn. on Friday, but instead, network execs made headlines by telling scribes that the thesp, who has been…
Simply the second half of an almost five-hour movie rather than a self-contained pic in its own right, John Woo's costume actioner "Red Cliff II" delivers in spades for auds left hungry for more by…
U.K. box office grosses for 2008 were up 5% on the previous year to £949 million ($1.44 billion), according to figures released Friday by the Cinema Exhibitors' Assn.
When sellers trek to Sundance this week, they will be peddling a host of star-driven projects, ranging from a gritty Antoine Fuqua cop drama with Richard Gere and Ethan Hawke, to a gay buddy comedy…