According to reports the studio and DiCaprio’s Appian Way have optioned a four-page book proposal about the ongoing crisis at the German car manufacturer with a view to a feature adaptation.
Celebration! Cinemas CEO John D Loeks has been appointed chairman following the annual general meeting of the National Association Of Theatre Owners (NATO) in Washington from October 7-8.
Doha Film Institute unveils first titles for third edition of Ajyal, confirms second edition of Qumra.
The Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave will direct from his own script for Broad Green Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
TWC executive Robert Walak is to depart the company this week, Screen has confirmed.
The distributor has picked up North American rights from Film Factory Entertainment to Spain’s foreign-language Oscar contender. Separately, Cohen Media Group has acquired 30 films from the Merchant Ivory Productions library .
Sean Baker’s transgender drama was named best fiction film as Rio De Janeiro Film Festival top brass celebrated the best LGBTQ films of this year’s festival.
Co-production Market to feature new projects from Kanu Behl, Aditya Vikram Sengupta and Nandita Das, along with Ritesh Batra’s first project as a producer.
Iranian filmmaker Hadi Mohaghegh’s Immortal and Walnut Tree from Kazakhstan’s Yerlan Nurmukhambetov were presented with the New Currents Awards at the close of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) on Saturday night.
The Institute announced on Monday its new Sundance Ignite project aimed at aspiring 18-to-24-year-olds.
The Chilean TV personality will collect the inaugural honour on closing night on October 25 of the GEMS Festival hosted by Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival.
Naomi Klein and Olafur Eliasson will both curate programmes at this year’s festival.
Chow Yun Fat has joined the cast of Edko Films’ Cold War 2, directed by Longman Leung and Sunny Luk, which is currently in production.
JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off, starring Eddie Redmayne, to shoot in the city.
Screen International and British Council present Screen’s Stars Of Tomorrow tonight at an intimate industry dinner.
Lionsgate’s Sicario is the week’s highest new entry with $2.5m (£1.6m) as Legend becomes StudioCanal’s second biggest release ever with $25.7m (£16.75m).
Designer of award-winning Alien: Isolation will discuss the intersection between art, technology and entertainment.
The extended deal will mean Sky customers can watch the studio’s films nine months after theatrical release.
Screen International presents our 2015 AFM Product Guide.
Director Joe Wright and producer Paul Webster talk to NFTS about their vision for ‘Pan’ and making a tentpole movie with Warner Bros.
Soaking wet, grizzled Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez are hatching a crazy plot in the jungle – what’s not to like?
The 26th edition launched last night with guests including Natalie Dormer and Hanif Kureishi.
Nabil Ayouch talks about his latest film, which has attracted controversy in its native Morocco.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Veteran producer talks to Screen about the proposed digital single market and consolidation of European distributors
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Sarah Gavron on her BFI London Film Festival opener Suffragette and the challenges of being a female film-maker.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Ben Wheatley had his biggest budget to date to create the dystopian setting portrayed in JG Ballard’s novel High-Rise. Michael Rosser speaks to the UK film-maker about his vision for the story’s funky world
A film about opportunity seems fitting for director Joe Menendez and writer Jon Molerio, who have finally collaborated on their first project 16 years after a fateful encounter.
Larry Yang, director of Busan closing film Mountain Cry, explains how he adapted a rural Chinese story set in the 1980s for contemporary audiences in China and overseas.
The Screen Awards set to take place in London next month.
Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.