There was something different about IFG's annual Eden Roc lunch this year: Lots of new faces, very few empty seats.
Forget the battle of Thermopylae. Iranian film execs are staging their own battle of "Persepolis." Farabi Cinema Foundation, the country's government-affiliated film org, sent a letter of protest to…
Warner Bros. and producer Joel Silver are working with Mattel to turn "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" into a live-action film. Justin Marks is set to write the script. Silver will produce…
Patrick Wachsberger and Rob Friedman's Summit Entertainment said it had racked up more than $100 million in sales for its current slate of projects in Cannes, a record not approached since 2003 when…
The Weinstein Co. has acquired the restored version of Dario Argento's 1977 horror pic "Suspiria" for the launch of one of its three new labels. "Suspiria," which was unspooled in a special screening…
Teuton wunderkind Fatih Akin is planning to make a biopic about Yilmaz Guney, Turkey's cinematic enfant terrible. The multihyphenate announced the project at a press conference for his official…
"Flight of the Red Balloon," opening film in Un Certain Regard section, is flying high with Cannes buyers. The French-language debut of veteran Taiwanese helmer Hou Hsiao Hsien is repped in all…
"Lost" star Naveen Andrews and Parminder Nagra ("ER," "Bend It Like Beckham") are to star in Rajasthan-set fable "Fallen Hero."
StudioCanal has notched up a slew of deals on Emir Kusturica's competition title "Promise Me This" and Denys Arcand's Cannes closer "Days of Darkness."
Making its Cannes market debut, iDream Independent Pictures, sales arm of iDream Prod., scored with five of its English-language Indian-themed crossover pics.
Finnish director Mika Kaurismaki will direct the action comedy "Ze Malandro, the Capoeirist" from a screenplay by Brazilian scribe-helmer Marcos Bernstein, who co-wrote Walter Salles' breakthrough…
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