Corneliu Porumboiu's recent New York Film Festival debut When Evening Falls On Bucharest or Metabolism is headed for U.S. theaters in early 2014.
New York Film Festival debut Jimmy P.: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian is headed for a U.S. theatrical release in early 2014 courtesy of IFC Films.
MoMA has appointed film journalist Dave Kehr as Adjunct Curator in its Department of Film. He will oversee new scholarship and exhibitions related to the museum's film collection.
Cate Blanchett has been a mainstay in front of the camera for two decades, but now she is about to assume the directorial role on an adaptation of Dutch writer Herman Koch's novel, The Dinner.
Richard Roeper will replace Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times as its movie columnist, the paper said Thursday. Roeper co-hosted the television series At the Movies from 2000 - 2008 with Ebert, who died in April.
James Franco teased Tuesday via Twitter and Instagram that he is planning a new show for arts cable network, Ovation TV titled James Franco Presents. The filmmaker/actor has three films coming up at Film Society including two at Newfest and the debut of his latest directorial, Child of God.
Abdellatif Kechiche's controversial Blue Is the Warmest Color will screen uncut in U.S. theaters once it heads into regular distribution. The film is being rated NC-17 for "explicit sexual content." Blue will have its U.S. premiere at the upcoming New York Film Festival.