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…
Francis Ford Coppola covered everything from a musical "Gidget" to his upcoming epic "Megalopolis" ("very mysterious, very odd") to his newly revised "Apocalypse Now," which, 22 years after its…
Festgoers were singing in the Baz tub Wednesday night as "Moulin Rouge" kickstarted the 54th annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival with high-stepping and plenty of ooh-la-la hoopla.
Manoel de Oliveira has started shooting "Oporto of My Childhood," a film about his hometown. While the pic was intended to be a documentary, after three weeks of shooting it could take a fictional…
Good Machine Intl. will handle worldwide sales, outside of select Euro territories, on one of the hottest upcoming pics from Europe, Pedro Almodovar's "Talk to Her" (Hable con ella).