Ralph Fiennes will team with helmer David Cronenberg on "Spider," a psychological thriller that will be repped by MM Media Capital Partners. Patrick McGrath adapted the script from his bestselling…
Markets & Festivals
There's a new uncertainty in the air as indie sales companies head to this week's American Film Market.
Overseas Filmgroup has finalized licensing agreements in a handful of territories for "Greenfingers," a drama starring Helen Mirren (TV's "Prime Suspect") and Clive Owen ("Croupier").
International sales and distribution company Myriad Pictures has signed a three-year output deal with indie Spanish distributor Filmax. Under the agreement, Filmax will handle Spanish distribution on…
With studios continuing to show no quarter to their bottom lines, a number of high-profile producers have suddenly found themselves outside the cozy climes of the studio lot and part of the…
Devin Intl. has acquired all foreign rights to the dramatic thriller "March," being launched by Kanan Hammerschlag Prods. with premiere screenings at AFM.
One day after Al Pacino was secured for the Alcon/Warner Bros. remake of "Insomnia," Hilary Swank is in negotiations to play the female lead in the drama to be directed by Christopher Nolan…
German distribution/production company Helkon Media has come a long way in a short amount of time. An IPO and the huge energy and savvy of its founders Werner Koenig and Martin Heldmann have taken it…
MGM has inked a number of distribution deals for its comedy "Heartbreakers," starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Gene Hackman.
"The days of people paying huge amounts for international rights are over," Good Machine partner David Linde declared. That sentiment became a central theme Friday in two AFM seminars on the future…
"Te Amo -- Made in Chile" has the potential to be a classic teen coming-of-age film, in the tradition of "Stand by Me." The only challenge, from a commercial point of view, is that it faces the…