After going Hollywood with a remake of "Assault on Precinct 13," with Laurence Fishburne and Ethan Hawke, Richet returned to French cinema with "Mesrine," a high-voltage, big-budget gangster pic. The…
Comic -book artist Sfar is set to stay very busy for the foreseeable future, bringing his Eisner Award-winning comicbook "The Rabbi's Cat" to the bigscreen as well as helming "Gainsbourg, Vie…
Since ankling EuropaCorp to launch sales shingle Kinology last May, Melin has established himself as a key player. He reps eight to 10 pics a year, often unusual high-profile projects with strong…
Collardey's debut, "The Apprentice," nabbed the prestigious Louis Delluc Award for best first film, with Cannes Film Fest's Gilles Jacob praising it as "authentic and sincere."
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…