Filmmaker Gus Van Sant has set Gabe Nevins to star in "Paranoid Park," based on Blake Nelson's dark coming-of-age tale.
Specialist U.S. distrib ADV Films has snapped up various rights packages to a trio of properties from Japanese major Shochiku.
CJ Entertainment has signed a sheaf of deal memos for its two big AFM movies, Park Chan-wook's "I Am a Cyborg But That's OK" and period actioner "The Restless." Both bow in Korea next month.
Andrew Niccol ("Lord of War") will direct "Dali & I: The Surreal Story," based on Stan Lauryssen's autobiographical book, for Room 9 Entertainment.
Kosmic Films has launched U.S. operations with the acquisition of comedy "The Boys and Girls Guide to Getting Down."
Fortissimo has sold Wong Kar Wai's "Ashes of Time Redux" to BIM Distribuzione for Italy, A Films for Benelux, Prooptiki for Greece and United King for Israel.
Oz-U.S. sales company Arclight Films has picked up international rights to Alfonso Arau's upcoming "Dare to Love Me," a $15 million epic romancer set in 1930s Paris about the life of Argentine tango…
Regent Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to "Freshman Orientation" and plans to release the college comedy in the spring. Regent Worldwide Sales is handling international sales at the American…
Tsui Hark, the Hong Kong-based helmer of "Seven Swords," is to direct "Eye 3," third installment of the Chinese-language horror franchise, which has already given rise to two English-language remakes.
French sales house Celluloid Dreams has picked up world sales rights to "Triangle" a genre pic involving three of Hong Kong's best known directors.
The pic marking the return of "Shall We Dance" helmer Masayuki Suo to the director's chair after 11 years is the newest addition to the AFM lineup for Japanese sales company Pony Canyon.