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.
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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.
Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast of "On the Road," Walter Salles and Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel.
"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.
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.
Belgian media fund Motion Investment Group is rebranding and repostioning itself, offering production, distribution and VFX in addition to its tax shelter fund under the banner uMedia.
Foresight Unlimited is shopping testosterone on the Croisette, announcing that Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren are reteaming for "Universal Soldier IV" in 3D and that Mark Steven Johnson…
Kurt Russell is circling to play the lead in supernatural thriller "Undying," which Media 8 Entertainment is selling at the Cannes film market and producing with Circle of Confusion.
When Italian standup-comic-turned-director Sabina Guzzanti strolls down the red carpet this evening for "Draquila - Italy Trembles," which criticizes Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's handling of…