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  • CANNES: Bill Murray's 'Rock the Kasbah' Sells to Sony for International Territories

    Bill Murray's upcoming comedy "Rock the Kasbah" has scored sales from QED to Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions for the U.K., Latin America, Spain and Eastern Europe. Bill Block's QED launched foreign sales at the European Film Market. Production...
  • CANNES: Zeitgeist Films Picks up U.S. Rights To Volker Schlondorff's 'Diplomacy' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- New York-based distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired U.S. rights to Volker Schlondorff's historical drama "Diplomacy" from Gaumont. Taking place on the day Paris was liberated by the Allies, "Diplomacy" chronicles the tense confrontation...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Of Men and War'

    The devastating toll of post-traumatic stress disorder inflicted by the Iraq and Afghanistan wars on U.S. soldiers is vividly presented in "Of Men and War," a slow-burn documentary from France's Laurent Becue-Renard. Over a lengthy running time,...
  • Cannes 2014: Nuri Bilge Ceylan's slow-burn Palme d'Or, and career

    Cannes 2014: Nuri Bilge Ceylan's slow-burn Palme d'Or, and career
    For more than a decade, the Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan has been reliably bringing a movie to the Cannes Film Festival every time he had a new one, starting with the odd-couple class drama “Distant” in 2002 and continuing with new works...
  • Marwan Kenzari Joins Cast of 'Autobahn'

    Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of the Silver Pictures thriller "Autobahn" opposite Nicholas Hoult and Ben Kingsley. Anthony Hopkins and Felicity Jones also star with Eran Creevy directing. The plot follows an American couple who are plunged into a...
  • Matthijs Wouter Knol to Head Berlin's European Film Market

    LONDON -- Matthijs Wouter Knol is to become head of the Berlin Film Festival's European Film Market, one of the world's top three movie markets, alongside Cannes and the AFM. Knol replaces Beki Probst, who becomes EFM president. Probst has been head of...
  • CANNES: First Image from Omer Fast's 'Remainder' Starring Tom Sturridge

    LONDON -- The first image has been released of "Remainder" (above), which was penned and is being helmed by visual artist Omer Fast. Pic, which stars Tom Sturridge, is being sold by The Match Factory. Pic shoots over six weeks on location in London and...
  • Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier

    Working with the enigmatic Lars von Trier
    NEW YORK — When actor Willem Dafoe arrived on the Swedish set of Lars von Trier's "Manderlay" a number of years back, the filmmaker asked if they might meet to discuss Dafoe's role. It was far from a typical meeting. Von Trier first asked if...
  • Daniel Craig Bails on Thriller 'The Whole Truth'

    Daniel Craig has exited the courtroom thriller "The Whole Truth." The James Bond actor had been attached to star just before the Berlin Film Festival, with Nicholas Kazan ("Enough") signing on to write the script. Renee Zellweger came on board in March...
  • Reel China: Beijing film festival opens with international emphasis

    Reel China: Beijing film festival opens with international emphasis
    BEIJING -- The Beijing International Film Festival kicked off in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, opening with the French production "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Christophe Gans and starring Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel. In only its fourth...
  • Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability

    Tribeca 2014: Film festival focused on simplicity, stability
    NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear. The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...
  • Cannes: 'Whiplash,' 'Cold in July' Set to Screen at Directors' Fortnight

    Damien Chazelle's "Whiplash" and Jim Mickle's "Cold in July," two well-received American dramas that world premiered at the recent Sundance Film Festival, are among the 19 features set to screen in the 46th annual Directors' Fortnight sidebar at Cannes....