Eran Riklis is attached to direct "Dancing Arabs," an adaptation of Sayed Kashua's bestseller.
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France's Backup Films is structuring finance on "El Frances."
Blue Lake Entertainment has struck a deal with Celluloid Dreams to finance specialty pics.
In the wake of Friday's events in Egypt, Fortissimo Films is anticipating buoyant sales for Egyptian pic "678."
Gaul's Kinology has nabbed international sales rights to Mexican helmer-scribe Everardo Valerio Gout's psychological thriller "Days of Grace."
Germany's Match Factory has picked up all international rights to Spanish Civil War drama "La voz dormida."
Finnish filmmakers, TV and gaming industry execs are lobbying for a production rebate to attract more international projects.
German producer Malte Grunert, fresh from producing David Mackenzie's "You Instead" (which unspools at SXSW next month) and Sundance screener "Perfect Sense" (starring Ewan McGregor and Eva Green)…
The Berlin Film Festival continues its love affair with Bollywood and its Khans.
Barcelona's Rodar y Rodar is teaming with Sony to make Spain's first 3D genre film.
France's Michel Ocelot is prepping 3D toon feature "Kirikou et les hommes et les femmes" (Kirikou and Men and Women).