The Works U.K. Distribution has acquired all British distrib rights to "Joy Division," a rockumentary about the 1970s British rock band of the same name.
Several of the biggest names in Japanese cinema are backing the launch of production shingle Asia Contents Center.
Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan and new Chinese shingle Dadi Century (Beijing) have boarded "Wushu," a coming-of-age martial arts drama to be helmed by Anthony Szeto.
You've got to feel for Ang Lee. First his slow-burning thriller "Lust, Caution" was turned down by the Academy as Taiwan's foreign-language Oscar contender. Then it was turned down last week by…
First Look Studios has picked up North American rights to "Sukiyaki Western Django," which reps one of the strangest films to unspool at the AFM.
Indian exhib group Pyramid Saimira Theater has bought a chain of cinemas in Texas and unveiled plans for further expansion in North America.
Chengtian Entertainment Group, a Chinese talent agent and production outfit backed by Japan's Avex, has confirmed that it will buy Raymond Chow's stake in Hong Kong-based theater chain Golden Harvest.
French sales agent Onoma has picked up worldwide rights to "Kalach" a big-budget crimer starring Gerard Depardieu and Gerard Lanvin.
Development of new technology is poised to be a significant factor at the American Film Market, according to market organizers.
Korean seller Show East's foodie drama "Le Grand Chef" has been sold to Festive Films for Singapore and Taiwan, to A.O.E. for Malaysia, to Sundream for Hong Kong, and to M Pictures for Thailand.
Filmax Intl. has taken worldwide rights outside Spain to "ASD: Alma Sin Dueno" ("Underground"), the feature film debut of helmer Tinieblas Gonzalez.