Asian movie-making is to get a $100 million cash injection following the launch of the A3 Intl. Film Fund. New structure will take an active approach to distribution and establish privileged…
The Sunday night launch party for Chinese production shingle J.A. Media at the Jardin De Bambou restaurant was a meeting place for the goodest and greatest in Asian cinema.
World rights (except the U.S.) to supernatural actioner "Legion" have been acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group.
New Line gave its ambitious pic "The Golden Compass" the grand Cannes treatment, the kind usually reserved for films in Competition here. This one has barely finished shooting.
Orange's new film company has announced its first movie co-production project, sinking e2 million ($2.7 million) into French YouTube sensation "Les Lascars," for a 50% stake alongside Millimages.
After his arthouse hit "Climates," which screened in competition last year and nabbed the Fipresci prize, Turkish helmer Nuri Bilge Ceylan is prepping his next film, "Daydreams."
John Turturro, Nathan Lane and Elle Fanning are set to star in a $65 million fantasy musical inspired by Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker," to be directed by Russian helmer Andrei Konchalovsky.
Taipei and LA-based Double Edge Entertainment has boarded videogame adaptation "King of Fighters" which is to be directed by Hong Kong action helmer Gordon Chan.
Kinowelt brothers Rainer and Michael Koelmel celebrated the extension of their repertoire library of Teuton classics.
Journos in Cannes feasted on Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Monday as the couple came into town for her film, "A Mighty Heart."
Helen Mirren signed her Nicolosi portrait and another picture as part of Stars for a Cause fundraiser Sunday.