| May 19, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Niki Caro is set to direct "Callas," about the relationship between legendary opera singer Maria Callas and billionaire Aristotle Onassis.
Caro is also writing the script.
Caro is currently in post-production on "McFarland," set to be released by...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CANNES- French auteur Olivier Assayas' drama "Sils Maria" has drawn a flurry of buyers in the run-up to its world premiere on May 23 in Cannes.
Nathanael Karmitz' Paris-based MK2 has closed deals with Pinnacle (Australia), California Filmes (Latin...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS- Gaumont has scored a raft of sales on Danish up-and-comer Jonas Alexander Arnby's warewolf romance-thriller "When Animals Dream," a Cannes' Critics' Week highlight.
Pic was snatched up by Showgate and Klockworx (Japan), CDI Films (Latin America),...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles.
Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:54 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.
Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:59 AM
One thing seems certain: Usain Bolt will not race at a big Rome track meet in June.
The reason for him skipping the Diamond League circuit stop is less clear.
Organizers initially announced that the world's fastest man was suffering from an injury....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:28 PM
NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:40 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister Serena could not, battling from behind at the Family Circle Cup to defeat Chanelle Scheepers, 7-5, 7-5, on Wednesday.
It was another long day for the elder...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Before Punch House and Dusek's opened in Pilsen last year, Thalia Hall was just a building—a beautiful, historic, dusty building in need of a lot of TLC.
Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden, who both have experience running music venues Empty...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Russian TV auds will be getting a local version of hit brit sitcom "My Family" in a deal marking the first scripted format sale for independent distributor DLT Raydar.
Leading Russian broadcaster CTC Channel has commissioned a localised pilot of the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Vaclav Havel, the late poet, playwright and president (Czechoslovakia's last, the Czech Republic's first), aimed his satirical eye at bureaucracy and corporate-speak in a play called "The Memorandum." It premiered 49 years ago, way before computers,...