U.K. rights for Mike Leigh's "Talk to Her," presently in post-production, have been purchased by nascent distribution company UGC Films U.K.
Markets & Festivals
For the second year in a row, the American Film Market saw a drop in the number of buyers in attendance. That figure fell by 9%, with about 1,324 buyers seeking product at this year's AFM in the…
If Spanish industryites at the American Film Market look a little drawn, it may not just be jet lag. They have just gotten bad news from home.
Fortissimo Film Sales has acquired worldwide rights to Thai director Yongyooth Thongkonthun's "Iron Ladies: The Early Years." Pic is a follow-up to Thongkonthun's quirky 2000 comedy "Iron Ladies,"…
Anjelica Huston has joined the cast of the Clint Eastwood-helmed suspense thriller "Blood Work" for Warner Bros. Pictures. A Malpaso production that stars Eastwood, Jeff Daniels and Wanda De Jesus…
Jakub Duszynski, head of acquisitions of Poland's Gutek Film, epitomizes the smaller international buyer present at the American Film Market.
Ildefonso de Miguel has resigned as general manager and top exec at troubled digital terrestrial television (DTT) platform Quiero.
Iron Entertainment has acquired the road-trip comedy "Tyrone," starring Coolio, Kevin Connolly ("John Q") and Ethan Suplee ("Remember the Titans"). Iron is shopping worldwide rights at AFM.
Producer-distrib Gold Circle Films has secured a $50 million revolving credit line from Comerica Entertainment Group that will help the company bolster its feature output.
After three years as an agent at APA, Jewerl Ross has become a manager, joining Marathon Entertainment.
Talk about franchises. "Xuxa e os duendes" (Xuxa and the Dwarves), the latest pic starring Xuxa Meneghel, has broken 10-year attendance records for local movies.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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