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.…
Cannes Film Festival
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.
South Korea-based sales outfit Finecut has closed deals on Kim Jee-woon's thriller "I Saw the Devil," among a slate of well-sold pics. "Devil" has been nabbed by Luna Films for Singapore and…
Aaron Eckhart and AnnaSophia Robb have signed on to star as Hook and Wendy in Swiss-French director Ben Hibon's fantasy thriller "Pan."
Hungarian production company Flashback has joined forces with Budapest and London-based partners to offer a wider range of film business services.
Ascot Elite took rights for German-speaking territories to Sam Shepard starrer "Blackthorn.'
Two weeks before Cannes, French restoration expert Serge Bromberg made a final trip to Hollywood, where Technicolor had spent the previous 10 months working on an unprecedented repair job.