Wild Bunch has taken theatrical and DVD rights to one of the biggest European films moving into production in 2011 -- "Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia."
Gaul's Bodega Films and Carlotta Films have acquired all French rights to Marco Berger's "Ausente" (Absent), the Argentine director's follow-up to "Plan B."
Wild Bunch has taken international and Gallic theatrical and DVD rights to one of the biggest European films moving into production in 2011: "Asterix and Obelix: God Save Britannia."
Terry Gilliam is godfathering "1884," to be co-produced by U.K.'s Steam Driven Films and France's 2d3D Animations.
Spain's Vicente Canales, the former head of Filmax's international division, has launched his own sales agency, Film Factory Ent.
Is there still a Latin American word for crisis?
Benicio del Toro is among seven helmers attached to direct a segment for "7 Days in Havana," an omnibus feature capturing contempo Cuba.
The 2nd Ventana Sur market, which wrapped Monday, was a bracing testament to the growing empowerment of the Latin American film industry.
Distrib Music Box has taken all U.S. rights to Gallic director Rene Feret's "Nannerl, Mozart's Sister" at the Ventana Sur film market in Buenos Aires.
L.A.-based sales, production and distribution company FiGa Films has acquired world rights to "Sobre Ruinas" (Resurgence).
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