United Artists Films, the recently revamped specialty division at MGM, has inked a two-year co-production and distribution deal with GreeneStreet Films that will foster a certain number of put pics…
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Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has closed a major international rights deal on Matthieu Kassovitz's "The Crimson Rivers," a French-language thriller repped and produced by Gaumont. "Crimson"…
Gary Oldman and Mena Suvari ("American Beauty") are in final negotiations to star in the $42 million action drama "D'Artagnan" for Behaviour Worldwide and Diamant/Cohen Prods., with Steven Paul's…
UGC Intl. has picked up worldwide rights to Alan Rudolph's "Investigating Sex," an $8 million project starring Nick Nolte and Neve Campbell.
Anthony Minghella will produce "Heaven," which Tom Tykwer is directing for Miramax Films. The pic, which will star Cate Blanchett, is the first in a trilogy of scripts by the late Polish director…
Joan Chen has signed to direct her second indie film, "Fu Song," with New York-based producer Media Space.
Christine Vachon and producing partner Pam Koffler, through their Killer Films, have entered into a comprehensive two-year development and co-production pact with investor Paul Allen's Clear Blue Sky…
"Maybe, Maybe Not," a project that Constantin Film has been developing for an English-lingo remake, will be one of the first pics greenlit under the newly created production venture between Germany's…
A comedy pitch delivered live by "The Blair Witch Project" creators Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez to 75 distributors has landed deals in several Euro territories.
Lions Gate Films has closed a deal for North American rights to Ken Loach's "Bread and Roses." The shingle won out over several other suitors, including Palm Pictures. Pic, an official competition…