'Ghost World,' 'Gosford Park,' 'Jeepers' among pix sold
MILAN — Capitol Films has hit the ground running at Mifed, with a slew of sales already in the bag from last week’s London Screenings.Paramount has picked up Australian rights to “Ghost World,” while Icon has purchased “Gosford Park” and Village Roadshow has taken “Jeepers Creepers,” “The Curse of the Jade Scorpion” and “Pumpkin.” Miramax has purchased “Jeepers Creepers” and “No Such Thing” for Italy, while “Jeepers Creepers” also sold to J-Net in Korea. Gaga in Japan bought “Jade Scorpion” after a bidding war. Alcine Teran picked up Japanese rights to “Me Without You.” David Cronenberg’s “Spider” has been sold to Media Suits in Japan, Scanbox in Scandinavia and Noah in Israel. Noah also picked up a trio of Brit pics — “The Gathering,” “Me Without You” and “Before You Go.” Spain’s Lauren Film, which has just released “Jade Scorpion,” also bought “The Gathering” and “Me Without You.”
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