Said Ben Said's Paris-based production-sales outfit SBS Prods. has closed key pre-sales on Brian De Palma's thriller "Passion," starring Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace.
Marking its entry into English-language production, Mexican production-distrib Canana is launching a genre franchise directed by Russia's enigmatic Makinov.
Magnolia has acquired U.S. rights to "Emergo," the latest genre pic from Rodrigo Cortes and Adrian Guerra, the team behind Sundance players "Buried" and "Red Lights."
Pan-European group Studiocanal has clinched a swathe of pre-sales on Joel and Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis," which starts shooting Monday in New York.
While Hollywood centers its business model around blockbusters at the expense of mid-budget adult-skewing films, Europe's biggest movie companies have been taking up the slack, with hefty rewards.
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One of the biggest standouts at December's Ventana Sur, Benjamin Avila's first fiction feature "Infancia clandestina" has closed French and international distribution rights with Pyramide.
European group Studiocanal is teaming with Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban's 2929 Entertainment to co-finance "Serena," a love story starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, with Susanne Bier ("In a…
MADRID -- After producing Jessica Biel starrer "The Tall Man," Paris-based production-distribution-sales outfit SND-M6 Group has extended its line in smart thrillers taking French theatrical and…
PARIS -- Memento Films Distribution has acquired French rights to "For Ellen," the third film from So Yong Kim ("In Between Days," "Treeless Mountain").
MADRID -- The 60th San Sebastian Film Festival is to honor Gallic helmer Georges Franju.