Fortissimo struck a string of deals on its bulging Cannes festival and market slates.
Japanese cartoon champ Madhouse Entertainment and France's Denis Friedman Prods. have teamed to produce "Yona Yona Penguin," a CGI-animated adventure about three children who travel to a fantasy land.
"Lost" star Naveen Andrews and Parminder Nagra ("ER," "Bend It Like Beckham") are to star in Rajasthan-set fable "Fallen Hero."
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"Flight of the Red Balloon," opening film in Un Certain Regard section, is flying high with Cannes buyers. The French-language debut of veteran Taiwanese helmer Hou Hsiao Hsien is repped in all…
Making its Cannes market debut, iDream Independent Pictures, sales arm of iDream Prod., scored with five of its English-language Indian-themed crossover pics.
Yarek Danielak and Chuck Speed's L.A.-based sales shingle Arsenal Pictures has struck a deal under which it will handle all films flowing from ambitious Asian mini-studio Bigfoot Entertainment.
Ben Sombogaart, helmer of Oscar nominee "Twin Sisters," is to direct "Nadra," a colonial drama set in Singapore.
India and Italy have still not yet ratified the bilateral treaty that will make co-production between the two countries easier, but already producers are prepping pictures.
Malaysian production house Grand Brilliance has become a major Cannes buyer.
The combination of Andy Lau and "Mission: Impossible 3" starlet Maggie Q is a hot ticket for sales agent Arclight.