Steven Paul's banner Crystal Sky Pictures has inked a $200 million theatrical slate financing deal with Don Starr's Grosvenor Park.
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Romantic comedy "Sam's Story," starring Neve Campbell and Gabriel Macht ("The Spirit"), is racking up robust presales.
French sales and distribution company Bac Films-Millimages has gone into the production business, creating a talent production house, Manny Films, with producers Philippe Gompel and Aurelia Grossmann.
Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai's "Later" ("Plus tard tu comprendras") has been sold for the U.S. and Canada.
IFC Films has pre-bought U.S. rights to the upcoming erotic drama "A l'Aventure," which is expected to be completed in time to hit the fall fest circuit.
Thierry Peronne's Investimage has teamed with financial analyst Adrien Muselet to create Investimage Asset Management, a Brazilian film investment vehicle.
"Bagdad Cafe's" director Percy Adlon has teamed up with his son Felix and wife Eleonore to develop "Mahler auf der Couch," a psychological drama about the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler's life.
Egyptian shingle the Good News Group is going international.
David Lynch is on a mission to return 79-year-old director Alejandro Jodorowsky to the helm of a motion picture.
Newly launched Lightning Media has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Amy Redford's Saffron Burrows romance-drama "The Guitar."
Los Angeles-based Katapult Film Sales has picked up world rights to Chinese helmer Liu Fendou's Un Certain Regard film "Ocean Flame."