Top Spanish production house Lolafilms is in final negotiations for a U.S. sale on three movies: Alex de la Iglesia's "Common Wealth," Spanish B.O. smash "Torrente, the Long Arm of the Law" and its…
Feature distribution services outfit SearchParty Films, which launched at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, has changed its name to Outrider Pictures and has secured a second round of financing from…
Hallmark Entertainment is tapping the German film funds market for a further $65.6 million. Through a new fund, set to be launched next week by the Munich-based company ALCAS, investors will be…
Bolstering its international sales and acquisitions team, ECG Worldwide, acquired last year by U.K.-based Entertainment Capital Group, has appointed Michele Pettit as international sales exec and…
Catherine Zeta-Jones is returning to Wales to produce "Coming Out," a comedy to be directed by Sara Sugarman.
Miramax Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights, outside of a few Asian territories, to the Chinese-language comedy "Shaolin Soccer," directed by and starring Hong Kong action-comedy star…
Miramax Films co-chairman Harvey Weinstein would like the world to know that he loves Jean Labadie, and that he's resigning from stand-up comedy.
Munich Film Partners New Century has launched a $125.5 million fund to back two Paramount features, "Marci X" and "Abandon."
Dan Minahan ("Series 7") is developing an untitled thriller set in contempo Los Angeles for USA Films.
Writer/director Todd Haynes is re-teaming with New York's Killer Films for his next pic, "Far From Heaven," with Julianne Moore set to star.
Paul Verhoeven will return to Europe for $30 million "The Source," a new project to be produced by Alan Marshall and Jeremy Thomas.