As Trimark released strong third-quarter earnings Monday, the company continued merger negotiations with Lions Gate, which have the two sides at odds over the stock component of the deal.
Markets & Festivals
Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope and VCL Film + Medien have closed their 10-pic co-financing and international distribution deal, with domestic distribution going through MGM's UA Films…
At least 10 people are reported to have been injured and arrests were made Monday night in a series of violent clashes between French riot police and party gate-crashers. Fighting broke out at a Palm…
The Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group is in advanced negotiations to take worldwide rights outside Spain and Italy on the Salma Hayek starrer "La gran vida." This is the first time in memory that…
USA Films, making a startling pre-emptive bid, has grabbed North American rights to Wong Kar-wai's "In the Mood for Love" for just north of $1.2 million. USA chair, prexy and prexy of production only…
Looking set to be one of Spain's most bullish buyers at Cannes, Filmax has closed deals on pics from Intermedia, Studio Canal and Nu Image.
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"…
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…
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…