Top Japanese production company Sedic Intl. has created an exclusive production partnership with Celluloid Dreams, starting with films from Junji Sakamoto and Naoto Takenaka.
Indie distributor IFC has taken U.S. rights to Olivier Assayas' Juliette Binoche starrer "Summer Hours," which is produced and sold by Gallic major MK2.
Illusion Studios, Argentina's biggest toon-pic producer, is expanding into TV and legit as it seeks to bolster profits.
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Cinetic Media and 6 Sales are teaming to handle worldwide sales on fashion house-set "Rage," directed by Sally Potter and toplining Jude Law, Judi Dench, Dianne Wiest, John Leguizamo and Steve…
Heitor Dhalia, one of Brazil's most talked-about young directors, is attached to direct "Una mujer, un arma" (A Girl and a Gun), a Spanish-language Argentine-set road movie.
Brazil's rapidly expanding Vereda Filmes and France's Biloba are teaming to produce Luc Marescot's "Amazon: the Green Planet," one of the most expensive Brazilian films ever.
Celluloid Dreams has initiated pre-production on the $15 million "Hello Darkness," a genre-bending vampire film from Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland ("Quinceanera").
France's MK2 and Britain's Film4 will produce "Satisfaction," the second film by U.S. writer-director Miranda July. In a parallel move, MK2 has set dates for Abbas Kiarostami's long-mooted "Certified…