06.18.13
‘Salinger’: Shane Salerno says documentary answers ‘big questions’

Screenwriter Shane Salerno (“Savages,” “Shaft”) has spent close to a decade on a singular obsession: the reclusive late author J.D. Salinger. Now his work is finally coming to fruition. Via a flurry of deals the filmmaker struck in March with … READ MORE

06.18.13
Cannes: Weinstein Co. Picks Up Stephen Frears’ ‘Philomena’

The company forks out $6.5 million for U.S., Canada and Spain rights to the movie that stars Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. The Weinstein Co. has inked a deal for Stephen Frears’ Philomena, paying $6.5 million for rights in the U.S., Canada and Spain. … READ MORE

05.28.13
‘Fruitvale Station’ Gets Big Applause at Cannes

Shot on a low budget of less than a million dollars, Sundance Film Festival winner “Fruitvale Station” is taking the Cannes Film Festival by storm. It’s competing in the “Un Certain Regard” category in the festival, and the notoriously critical … READ MORE

05.28.13
Cannes: Harvey Weinstein Shows Off A Star-Packed Film Slate

Nicole Kidman joins him at the Majestic as he previews footage from “Grace of Monaco.” It might as well have been the unofficial start of the 2013 Oscar race. In what has become an annual Cannes ritual, impresario Harvey Weinstein … READ MORE

05.28.13
Cannes: The Weinstein Company Circles U.S. Rights to ‘Spivet’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The Weinstein Company is in advanced negotiations to acquire all U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 3D adventure pic “The Young and Prodigious Spivet,” in what will be one of the highest-profile deals inked at Cannes. Adapted from Reif Larsen’s novel … READ MORE