The Film Consortium, one of the U.K.'s three lotto franchises, has agreed to a U.K. distribution deal for its next five pics with Pathe.
With "Shrek" winning warm applause and plenty of laughs in its Cannes premiere Saturday evening, DreamWorks' after-party a la plage offered guests and those who worked on the pic a chance to play…
Terence Stamp and David Arquette are attached to star in the $7 million "Screenland," based on the murder of Laurence Austin, owner of L.A.'s Silent Movie Theater. Bill Pullman and Ruth Fainberg of…
Director Bruce Beresford and writer Patrick Edgeworth, currently collaborating on "Boswell for the Defence," are re-teaming for "The World Underneath," which is in development at Warner Bros.
Fox Searchlight Pictures has picked up worldwide distribution rights including North America for north of $1 million to "Kissing Jessica Stein."
Propaganda Films has paid low-six against high-six figures to purchase spec script "The Line," which is being packaged as a vehicle for Chow Yun-Fat to star.
Rena Ronson has been named co-head alongside Cassian Elwes of the William Morris Agency's WMA Independent, a division that specializes in independent film packaging and financing as well as arranging…
Code Red has acquired North American rights to Catherine Breillat's "Fat Girl," follow-up to her controversial "Romance" (1999), from French sales house Flach Pyramide.
After the first five days of the 2001 Cannes Film Festival, there is little question that the best picture to have graced the Croisette thus far was made 22 years ago. But "Apocalypse Now Redux"…
Miramax Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights (outside Italy) to "Pinocchio," which will be directed by and star Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker Roberto Benigni. Miramax Intl. is selling…