Multimillionaire financier Guy Hands is offering to put up P&A costs in the U.S. and the U.K. for his film "Tabloid," which premieres in the Cannes market today.
Good Machine Intl. has sold Joel and Ethan Coen's Cannes competition entry "The Man Who Wasn't There" to Buena Vista Intl. for release in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Latin America.
Samantha Lang will direct the $6 million feature "The Idol," starring Leelee Sobieski and James Hong. TF1 Intl. is handling world sales.
Archer Street Prods., the shingle of "Hilary and Jackie" director Anand Tucker, producer Andy Paterson and writer Frank Cottrell-Boyce, is expanding its operations by merging with rising Brit outfit…
Producer David Permut ("Face/Off") has partnered with Constantin Films to produce Tim Garrick and Scott Russell's feature spec "Blind Sided." Scribes got mid-six against high-six figures in the deal.
Senator Intl., the newly formed international sales and distribution company headed by president Joe Drake, has acquired worldwide rights excluding German-speaking territories to Boris von…
German sales companies are bulking up their slates with local product.
France Television's President Films will handle all rights except France on a new project that promises to be one of France's biggest this year, the $20 million action pic "Dead Weight," co-produced…
Framewerk, the Munich-based production company set up by Das Werk co-founder Stefan Jonas, has acquired stakes in Josef Rusnak's Screencraft Entertainment and Canada's Silhouette Media Group (SMG)…
The U.K.'s Redbus Film Distribution has changed its name to Helkon SK and has started beefing up its release slate with a handful of new acquisitions.
Cobalt Media Group has boarded John Boorman's fantasy kidpic "Knight's Castle." Pic, which starts shooting in August in Ireland, is scripted by Tony Grisoni from a book by Edward Eager. No cast is…