Joan Chen has signed to direct her second indie film, "Fu Song," with New York-based producer Media Space.
Markets & Festivals
"Harry, He's Here to Help," picked up by Miramax for the U.S., is continuing to triumph with buyers from around the world. The pic has already been sold to at least 10 territories including Germany…
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…
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…
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…
In an unusual feat for a Japanese film, Pony Canyon has pre-sold Katsuyuki Motohiro's "Space Travellers" to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. "Space" receives its world market preem at…
Leading entertainment bond company International Film Guarantors Monday announced a multi-picture agreement with Working Title Films to be the group's principal completion guarantor for the next two…
UGC Intl. has picked up worldwide rights to Alan Rudolph's "Investigating Sex," an $8 million project starring Nick Nolte and Neve Campbell.
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.