Egyptian shingle Good News Group is looking to go international.
Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights, excluding Germany, on Mika Kaurismaki's feature length doc "Mama Africa" from Starhaus Filmproduktion.
U.K.-based finance entity Intandem Films has disposed of its ownership rights in five films for approximately $9.6 million to ATF Holdings, a subsidiary of Arrowhead Target Fund.
Brit producer Damian Jones is reteaming with thesp Noel Clarke on "Fast Girls," a "Rocky"-style sports pic that is intended to time its release to around the London Olympics in 2012.
MK2 has signed a distribution output deal with Israeli distributor Orlando Films.
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Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has closed more territories on "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," the first film in the "Millennium" trilogy.
British director Antonia Bird is venturing where few have dared by making "The Widow," about the sexual awakening of a beautiful young Arab woman.
Madonna, the queen of pop, has her eye on a king.
Qatari media group Alnoor Holdings has tapped Dune Entertainment chairman and chief exec Greg Coote to its board as a non-exec director.