French producer Thomas Langmann has revived an ambitious two-film project about notorious French gangster Jacques Mesrine, with Vincent Cassel starring.
The Weinstein Co. continues to diversify its slate, announcing Tuesday that it will co-finance wildlife docu "Meerkats" with BBC Films.
Rive Gauche Films has acquired worldwide rights for "El Benny," Cuba's entry in the Academy's Foreign Language Film competition.
Odd Lot Intl. has acquired international rights to romantic comedy "Ira & Abby," helmed by Robert Cary. Film stars Chris Messina and Jennifer Westfeldt, who wrote the original screenplay.
Samuel L. Jackson is set to topline crime thriller “Cleaner,” which Anonymous Content is producing for Millennium Films. Renny Harlin will direct from a script by Matthew Aldrich. Storyline revolves…
In a bid to fill a gaping need for agents specializing in Latino films, two new Latin American sales companies are launching operations at AFM.
Focus has pacted to rep all foreign rights to Fernando Meirelles-helmed drama "Blindness." Company's foreign-sales team, led by international sales and distribution prexy Alison Thompson, will be…
As the 27th American Film Market kicks off today in Santa Monica, even hardened vets are realizing that the past 26 years' experience will not provide any easy answers about what global audiences…
Lightning Entertainment has acquired international sales rights to college comedy "Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas," produced by Vulcan Prods. and the Weitz brothers.
Hong Kong-based Mandarin Films has unveiled new Donnie Yen action vehicle "City With No Mercy." Pic is the third collaboration between Yen and helmer Wilson Yip Wai-shun after hits "Dragon Tiger…
During the American Film Market, Daily Variety will be located in suite 656 of the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Daily and Weekly Variety will be distributed at AFM venues during the market, and…