The Backup Media Group, a Paris-based film financier, and the Marche du Film are teaming to launch app MovieChainer.
Gaul's MK2 is entering the international 3D sales biz.
Argentine star Ricardo Darin ("The Secret in Their Eyes") will topline thriller "The 7th Floor," Spanish helmer Patxi Amezcua's follow-up to gritty crimer "25 Carat," one of Spain's most notable…
Alain Attal's Les Productions du Tresor and Pierre-Ange Le Pogam's Stone Angels are teaming on "Little Lion," the ambitious English-language debut of Cannes favorite Radu Mihaileanu ("The Source,"…
Gwyneth Paltrow is in negotiations to play opposite Antonio Banderas in "Guernica 33 Days," the tale of Pablo Picasso's emotional turmoil as he painted his masterpiece.
Fox will distribute Spanish teen comedy "Promocion fantasma" (Ghost Graduation) in North America and Latin America.
Underscoring the enduring biz clout of director-driven filmmaking, Jacques Audiard's Marion Cotillard starrer "Rust and Bone" comes into the Cannes competition pre-sold almost throughout the world.
Japan's Digital Frontier and France's Shibuya Prods. will co-produce 3D sci-fi toon "Windwalkers -- Chronicle of the 34th Horde," directed by Jan Kounen ("Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky").
New York-based GKids, a U.S. speciality distributor of independent and foreign animation films, has closed U.S. rights on Spaniard Ignacio Ferreras' 2D toon "Wrinkles."
Buena Vista Intl. has acquired Latin American rights to Argentinean helmer Armando Bo's Sundance hit "The Last Elvis," a follow-your-dreams drama co-produced by Anonymous Content.
Helena Bonham Carter and Kathy Bates will topline Jean-Pierre Jeunet's high-profile 3D project "The Young and Prodigious Spivet," an adaptation of Rief Larsen's novel.