USA Films has signed a first-look deal with Pretty Pictures, a new production company formed by filmmaker Neil LaBute and producer Gail Mutrux. As part of the deal, LaBute has agreed to direct a pic…
Pinocchio is firming his team, with no strings attached.
IFC Films has acquired all North American rights to Jordan Melamed's directorial debut, "Manic," which stars Don Cheadle and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, from Next Wave Films. IFC plans an early 2002…
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has picked up worldwide rights to Palm Pictures' "Lockdown."
Los Angeles-based Jour de Fete Films has acquired U.S. theatrical distribution rights to Chaiken Films' festival favorite "Big Eden," the feature directorial debut of Thomas Bezucha, which stars Arye…
Korean distrib Mirovision has acquired foreign sales rights to the next picture by Hong Sangsoo, whose "Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors" appeared in Un Certain Regard last year.
Elias Querejeta P.C. and sister company Esicma have sold "Assassination in February" to Colifilms in France. Pic unspools in Critics Week here.
On the heels of their recent teaming on the Rachael Leigh Cook starrer "Tangled," Myriad Pictures has signed a five-year development, production and distribution deal with Tapestry Pictures.
Wim Wenders' and Ulrich Felsberg's Berlin-based production company, Road Movies, is bringing together 15 directors to make "Ten Minutes Older," in which each helmer will create a 10-minute feature on…
In town to tout his latest pic, Ken Russell promises that "this is the film my fans have been waiting for. After this, they can die happy."