Palisades Tartan has snapped up U.S. and U.K. rights to "This Is Not a Film,'' the clandestine picture about Iranian director Jafar Panahi, from Wide Management.
IFC Midnight is acquiring North American rights to Alexandre Courtes' thriller "The Incident."
Harvey Weinstein has invited Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann to co-host the U.S. premiere of ''Butter'' in Iowa.
Samuel L. Jackson is confirmed for "Django Unchained," re-uniting with Quentin Tarantino for the fifth time.
ARC Entertainment and Mpower Distribution have joined forces to release family comedy "Snowmen'' nationally on Oct. 21.
Magnolia has acquired US rights to Bobcat Goldthwait's dark comedy "God Bless America."
Michael De Luca Prods. and Boss Media are teaming to produce "Olivia Twisted" with "Twilight" star Ashley Greene toplining the ultra-modern take on the classic Charles Dickens story.
Liddell Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to William Friedkin's crime drama "Killer Joe" from Voltage Pictures.
Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has offered a bullish outlook for the minimajor, touting the ongoing success of its cable series "Weeds."
Frank Marshall has come on board to produce an adaptation of Jeffrey Archer's "A Matter of Honor" with New Franchise Media.
Film Movement has acquired U.S. rights to Portuguese-language drama ''Historias,'' the debut feature from Brazilian filmmaker Julia Murat.