"I need an army," says Steven North ("Vukovar"), who is producing "Challenging Heaven," a birth-of-a-nation picture focused on the rise of former Chinese premier Mao Zedong. Mixing Asian and American…
New way to beat the quota system in China: win top prize at the Shanghai Intl. Film Festival. China Film Group Corp. Saturday announced that it may give the winning film at next month's SIFF (June…
Goldie Hawn will star in and direct the comedy "Ashes to Ashes," which will also topline Kurt Russell. The couple arrived in Cannes on Sunday to talk up the film and to support Quentin Tarantino's…
Jordan's Royal Film Commission has confirmed that Kathryn Bigelow will lense "The Hurt Locker" in Jordan this summer. Iraq-set action drama follows the expoits of an elite American bomb disposal unit.
In what could be one of her first producing gigs sans former hubby Robert Rodriguez, producer Elizabeth Avellan ("Sin City," "Grindhouse") is in advanced talks with Spain's Drive Ent. and Chile's…
BVI has taken Spanish distribution rights to Michael Radford's Civil War romantic drama "La mula," sales agent Capricorn Ent. announced Sunday at Cannes.
Lebanese helmer Danielle Arbid may find that getting her film "A Lost Man" into Cannes' official selection was a piece of cake compared to getting it released in the Arab world. The steamy pic, which…
FilmSharks Intl. has licensed Turkish psychothriller "Shattered Soul" to MIG for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Despite his image in some circles as a charming anachronism, Harry Connick Jr. takes great pains to explain that his musical background comes from all over the lot. He's already flaunted plenty of…
What's new in primetime? Here are the dramas and comedies scheduled to debut on the broadcast networks during the 2007-08 television season.
It's still Spidey's world outside the U.S., as the third frame of "Spider-Man 3" dominated international moviegoing with $49.6 million at 15,850 playdates in 105 markets.