New Spanish production company 42nd Street Prods. has appointed Olaf de Boer as its head of international sales. The former ad exec previously worked at La Cosa de las Peliculas.
Dan Talbot's New Yorker Films has acquired U.S. rights to Sandi Simcha DuBowski's doc "Trembling Before G-d."
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…
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.
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…