LONDON -- Bakhtiar Khudojnazarov's "Waiting for the Sea" will open the 7th Rome Film Festival, which runs Nov. 9-17.
LONDON -- U.S. distributor Music Box Films has picked up all rights to Jan Troell's biopic "The Last Sentence" from TrustNordisk.
LONDON -- ITV Studios, the international sales and production arm of the U.K. commercial broadcaster, is expanding its Nordic creative hub with the acquisition of Finland's Tarinatalo.
American TV comedy producer Caryn Mandabach, whose credits include "The Cosby Show," "Roseanne," "3rd Rock From the Sun," "That '70s Show" and "Nurse Jackie," is producing a period gangster drama in…
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Swedish thesp Fares Fares has been added to the cast of helmer Mikkel Norgaard's thriller "The Keeper of Lost Causes," an adaptation of Jussi Adler-Olsen's bestseller.
LONDON -- Caryn Mandabach Prods., the U.S. producer's U.K. shingle, has tapped Beatrice Springborn to develop genre- and book-based series that can be set up worldwide.
LONDON -- In the run-up to TV mart Mipcom, international distrib Cableready has closed sales totalling 315 hours of programming.
LONDON -- In the run-up to next week's TV mart Mipcom, ITV Studios Global Entertainment has closed a number of deals on its British crime and medical dramas.
Top producers also on board to help sell top drama series
The Icelandic Film and Television Academy has selected Baltasar Kormakur's "The Deep" to rep the country in the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards.