Red Granite Pictures has acquired rights to Jordan Belfort's "The Wolf of Wall Street" and will produce with Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way and Alexandra Milchan's Emjag Prods.
Cannes Film Festival
"A Little Something for Your Birthday," starring Malin Akerman and James Marsden, will launch foreign sales with Parlay Films at Cannes.
G2 Pictures has inked a multi-picture deal with Stuart Ford's IM Global, which sees the U.K.-based distrib snap up rights to Will Ferrell and Rebecca Hall starrer "Everything Must Go."
In addition to co-financing Stephen Frears' pic "Lay the Favorite," Paris-based sales outfit Wild Bunch is handling international sales excluding Australia, Canada, Italy, Scandinavia and the U.S.…
Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber and Christina Hendricks are set to star in boxing drama "The Bleeder," helmed by Jeff Feuerzeig.
Lionsgate U.K. has reteamed with "Harry Brown" producer Kris Thykier to produce high-concept sci-fi pic "The Fallen."
Strand Releasing has snapped up domestic rights to Ben Foster starrer "Here," which preemed at Sundance earlier this year.
As Woody Allen's next pic preps for a summer shoot, new details are emerging about his Rome-set project, which goes under the working title "Bop Decameron."
Variety Arabia has launched its online version as the Cannes fest begins.
Danish boutique distribution company LevelK has picked up "1/2 Revolution" -- a feature length documentary detailing the dramatic events in Egypt earlier this year.