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  • Berlin: Crowdfunding Catches on With European Filmmakers

    Crowdfunding films in Europe is still in its infancy, but some enterprising producers have launched campaigns, using a few opportunities not yet available in the U.S. -- and are facing a different set of challenges. American filmmakers have mainly used...
  • Berlin: Altitude Distribution Adds Five Titles to Slate

    Altitude Film Distribution has added five titles to its first theatrical slate. The latest additions are "Love Is Strange," "Fruitvale Station," "The Nightmare," "All Cheerleaders Die" and "Bolshoi Babylon." "Love Is Strange," which receives its...
  • Glenn Close, Sophie Nelisse, Octavia Spencer Join 'The Great Gilly Hopkins'

    BERLIN -- Rising Hollywood star Sophie Nelisse ("The Book Thief," "Monsieur Lazhar") will play the title role in "The Great Gilly Hopkins," joined by Glenn Close, Kathy Bates, Danny Glover and Octavia Spencer ("The Help"). WestEnd Films is selling the pic...
  • 'Budapest' Stars Banter Through Berlin Intro

    BERLIN -- A dream cast of top European and U.S. thespians hammed it up for the assembled press pack as they presented Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" as the light-hearted opener of the 2014 Berlin Film Festival. Bill Murray, who has appeared in...
  • Berlin: Soccer Documentary 'Next Goal Wins' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Ketchup Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to soccer documentary "Next Goal Wins," the directorial debut of Mike Brett and Steve Jamison, and plans a spring theatrical release. K5 Intl. is selling "Next Goal Wins" at Berlin. It recently struck...
  • Berlin: Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach Join Stephen King Adaptation 'Cell'

    Isabelle Fuhrman ("The Hunger Games") and Stacy Keach have come on board the movie version of Stephen King's "Cell," opposite John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. International Film Trust, the sales agency arm of Benaroya Pictures, is selling the...
  • China B.O Strength Boosts Quota Chatter

    BERLIN - A strong start to the year at the Chinese box office has helped spark speculation of change to the regime that controls the import of foreign movies - two years after the last change to the quota regime. Any easing of the quotas would be...
  • Berlin -- 'Love' Conquers New Territories, 'Linsanity' Bounces on

    HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe. Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
  • Young adults with cancer in upcoming TV, movies

    Young adults with cancer in upcoming TV, movies
    These upcoming TV shows and movie depict young adults battling the often life-threatening illness. ‘Chasing Life’ 8 p.m. June 10, ABC Family April, played by Italia Ricci, is a Boston 20-something aspiring to become a successful...
  • Debra Winger, Eddie Izzard, Josh Lucas, Kevin McHale Join School Drama 'Boychoir'

    Debra Winger, Eddie Izzard, Josh Lucas and Kevin McHale are joining the cast of "The Red Violin" director Francois Girard's music-themed drama, "Boychoir," with a trio of newcomers -- Garrett Wareing, Joe West and River Alexander -- set to play the film's...
  • Stacey Snider's Looming Exit Underscores Time of Uncertainty at Dreamworks

    DreamWorks is in a precarious position. More than two months ago, CEO Stacey Snider informed partner Steven Spielberg -- and telegraphed to Hollywood -- that she would be leaving the company when her contract expires at year's end. Spielberg has...