Loaded with energy and occasional pleasantries, yet too diffuse to make a lasting impression.
Cannes Film Festival
Lionsgate U.K. is producing its second Brit feature, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen," alongside BBC Films and Paul Webster at Kudos Pictures and is selling the title at the Cannes market.
European production-sales house, Hengameh Panahi's Paris-based Celluloid Dreams, is entering micro-budget production.
Gallic mini-major Rezo has taken France and all international rights on John Sayles' "Amigo," a slice-of-war movie set in the 1899-1902 Philippine-American War.
"Muriel's Wedding" helmer P.J. Hogan and star Toni Collette are reteaming on "Mental," about a charismatic, crazy hothead who transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast of "On the Road," Walter Salles and Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel.
Eric Valette's actioner "Hybrid" is being converted to 3D, and sold to international buyers at the Cannes film market by Nicolas Chartier's Voltage Pictures.
Ariel Veneziano's boutique sales outfit Recreation has announced the acquisition of Cannes Directors' Fortnight entry "Two Gates of Sleep."
FilmSharks Intl., a leading sales company in Latin America, has picked up worldwide sales rights for the catalogs of Mexico's Alta Vista Films and Argentina's Patagonik Film Group, two of the…
Paz Vega is set to star in Paul Schrader's ensemble drama "The Jesuit," while Willem Dafoe, Oscar Isaac and Michelle Rodriguez are in final talks.
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