First Alexander, now Genghis Khan. Sergei Bodrov ("Prisoner of the Mountains") is prepping the $10 million "Mongol" for emerging film force Kazakh Film.
Eagle Pictures has taken all rights to Italy on Thomas Vinterberg's English-lingo "Dear Wendy."
Edward Noeltner's new sales and financing company, Cinema Management Group, has concluded more deals on its widely selling, 3-D family film "Hoodwinked: The True Story of Red Riding Hood."
Spanish sales company Latido has closed a bevy of deals on Chilean Andres Wood's Directors Fortnight closer, "Machuca."
Cineclick Asia and Japan's Happinet have sealed a co-financing deal on Kim Ki-duk's "3-Iron," which will go into production in June. Under the terms of the deal, Happinet will put up 50% of the…
Spain's Gijon Intl. Film Festival will feature tributes to Brits Peter Watkins ("The War Game") and Simon Pummell ("Bodysong') and Malaysia's Tsai Ming-Liang ("The River") at the 42nd edition, which…
Media Asia has clinched an all-rights deal for Japan on live-action car-racing drama "Initial D" with Gaga Communications. Pact marks the first time Gaga has teamed with shareholder Avex to buy a…
Dutch production company Gorehound Canned Film has inked with U.S. producer Jack F. Murphy and U.S. producer-sales agent Lars Bjorck at L.B. Films to finance and co-produce Gorehound's upcoming Nazi…
U.S. distributor Hannover House has inked all rights for North America to Filmax Intl.'s flagship animation feature "El Cid: The Legend."
Marking a return to his Brazilian roots, Walter Salles will direct the Portuguese-language film "Linha do pase," set in Brazil's soccer world.
In Cannes for a six-day tribute to Brazilian cinema, the country's culture minister, musician Gilberto Gil, is part of a roadshow promoting Brazilian arts.