"The Band's Visit" and "Caramel," the two Mideast pics that sparked bidding wars among U.S. distribs, have inked deals that could well be the richest ever for films from their respective countries…
John McTiernan will helm "Run," a $30 million action-thriller to star Karl Urban ("The Lord of the Rings," "The Bourne Supremacy"). Urban plays an Interpol agent who, while pursuing a murder suspect…
As the hoopla at Cannes finally shows signs of peaking, a number of U.S players came up for air, either to announce pictures they've bought or to trumpet pictures they've sold. With so much money…
Roman Polanski's $135 million "Pompeii" has two new producing partners, Germany's Constantin Film and Spain's Ensueno. In two of the biggest deals at Cannes this year, the two companies have inked…
The Venice Film Festival is gearing up for a high-profile edition, with Zhang Yimou on board as jury prexy and Robert Zemekis' 3-D "Beowulf" leading a Hollywood-heavy pack of titles tipped to unspool.
The Cannes Film Festival will host the surprise world premiere Saturday of "Rebellion: The Litvinenko Case." Docu, filmed over the last four years of his life, about the plutonium poisoned Russian…
Flashy Fox and steady CBS will once again cross the finish line as winners at the close of a season that produced only a few frosh hits and saw most returning skeins post year-to-year declines.
Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based indie sales agent Fortissimo demonstrated its growing status on the world stage with a bash that was bursting with talent.
Goldie Hawn held court on the Kanaloa yacht Monday, publicizing her directorial debut, "Ashes to Ashes."
The Just for Laughs comedy festival and its founder Gilbert Rozon have been tapped to receive the Banff World Television Festival's Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Award.
Svensk celebrated its big-budget epic "Arn" on Monday.