Guido Rud's Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks Intl. has acquired the remaining rights to "Los Inadaptados" (The Misfits), a Mexican dramedy that snared the audience award at the Guadalajara Film Festival.
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Russian arthouse distributors are threatening to boycott movies sold by agents who charge too much for digital copies or refuse to send digital masters to Russia.
Helen Hunt is set to helm her second feature pic, "Ride," which Brit sales outfit Intandem Films is unveiling to buyers on the Croisette.
Focus Features Intl. has boarded international sales for an untitled Colin Firth and Emily Blunt dark comedy helmed by Dante Ariola.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired distribution rights to martial arts epic "Dragon" ("Wu Xia") for the world outside of Asia and French speaking Europe.
There's an undeniably populist appeal, light as meringue and twice as sweet, in the pic's arm's-reach sophistication.
Millennium Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to Elgin James' "Little Birds" and will release the drama in the fall.
With Italian pics humming ever more steadily at the home box office, it's a no-brainer for Eagle to be going into local production.
If anybody has the pulse of Italy's rapidly changing movie market, it's Maria Grazia Vairo, Eagle Pictures' head of acquisitions.
Eagle Pictures, currently ranked Italy's No. 4 film distributor, is somewhat of an anomaly in a country where the two big local movie players, Medusa and RAI Cinema, are both sister companies to…