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  1. Lionsgate, Avi Arad to Adapt 'Borderlands' Video Game for Film

    9:10 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    Gearbox Software’s popular video game will be turned into a tentpole movie. READ MORE

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  2. Five Takeaways From the Edinburgh TV Festival: BBC Debates, Amazon's Arrival and a Reality Check for 'Homeland'

    7:28 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    Armando Iannucci was arguably the main star at this year's TV jamboree, although it was - inevitably - the BBC that was the overwhelming central topic for debate. READ MORE

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  3. Venice Film Festival: Jonathan Demme to Receive Visionary Award

    7:15 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    The ‘Ricki and the Flash’ director is also President of the Horizons Jury at the 72nd edition of the festival. READ MORE

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  4. Oscars: Switzerland Selects 'Iraqi Odyssey' as its Foreign Language Contender

    2:42 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    The documentary from Swiss-based film maker Samir looks as the history of his own family, which war has scattered across the world. READ MORE

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  5. Austrian Actor Peter Kern, the Last of the 'Auteur Dinosaurs,' Dies at 66

    2:16 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    He acted in more than 70 films, including ones from Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Wim Wenders, and directed dozens of his own. READ MORE

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  6. Christopher Nolan to Headline London Film Festival Talks

    2:00 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    LFF Connects will discuss collaborations between film and other creative industries. READ MORE

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  7. Roman Polanski: Polish Court Sets Extradition Hearing Date

    1:31 am PDT 08/28/2015
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    U.S. legal documents requested by the court last May finally arrived after the extension of a deadline for receipt of the paperwork. READ MORE

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  8. 'Orphan Black' Producer Temple Street Launches Distribution Arm

    1:09 pm PDT 08/27/2015
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    Canadian veteran Jon Rutherford will lead the new sales outfit. READ MORE

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  9. Tim Roth, Parker Posey, Sofia Vergara Join 'The Brits Are Coming'

    12:00 pm PDT 08/27/2015
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    Alice Eve, Maggie Q and Stephen Fry also have signed on to join Uma Thurman in the film, which Fortitude International will be selling at the Toronto Film Festival. READ MORE

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  10. TIFF: British Theater-to-Film Directors Get Festival Spotlight

    11:43 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    This year's City-to-City sidebar will showcase directorial double-acts moving from the live stage to the big screen. READ MORE

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  11. Russian Film Distributor West Goes Bankrupt

    11:26 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    Over the last 20 years, it distributed 'American Pie,' 'Scary Movie,' 'Kill Bill,' 'Twilight' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street.' READ MORE

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  12. Martin Freeman Recalls His Botched First 'Sherlock' Audition

    8:17 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    "My agent told me, 'They kind of hated you; they thought you didn’t want it and were a moody prick.' " READ MORE

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  13. Toronto Film Festival: Jason Reitman to Direct 'The Princess Bride' Live Read

    8:05 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    No word yet on which Toronto Fest stars will relive Rob Reiner's fairy tale with a table read. READ MORE

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  14. Cate Blanchett to Receive BFI Fellowship

    6:04 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    'Truth' — starring the actress and Robert Redford — will have a special screening at the London Film Festival the same night as the presentation. READ MORE

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  15. Discovery Channel President Rich Ross Talks Miley Cyrus, Reveals New Doc Acquisition

    5:49 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    The former Disney exec was talking as a "U.S. Gamechanger" at the Edinburgh TV Festival. READ MORE

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  16. Chinese Horror Film 'The Ghouls' to Get ScreenX Version for U.S. Release

    5:13 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    AMC theaters have signed with China's Wanda Group and South Korea's CJ CGV to install the three-screen, 270-degree viewing technology in key U.S. locations. READ MORE

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  17. European Film Academy Seeks Donations to Fund Oleg Senstov Appeal

    4:54 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    Russia this week sentenced the Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years on terrorism charges, a ruling called 'a farce' by the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. READ MORE

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  18. Germany's Splendid Medien Returns to Profit in First Half

    3:06 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    A mix of male-friendly action and femme-focused dramas, including Julianne Moore-starrer 'Still Alice,' boosted results at the distributor. READ MORE

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  19. Oscars: Germany Picks 'Labyrinth of Lies' for Foreign Language Category

    2:45 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    The period drama, which Sony Classics has picked up, looks at German efforts to prosecute Nazi criminals after WWII. READ MORE

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  20. Profits Soar at European TV Giant RTL

    1:25 am PDT 08/27/2015
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    First-half profits jump 73 percent, with Germany and digital operations leading the way. READ MORE

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