U.K. distrib Revolver has added some punching power to its slate by acquiring all U.K. rights for James Toback doc "Tyson" and Jean-Claude Van Damme spoof biopic "JCVD."
Cannes Film Festival
Premium Films has acquired worldwide distrib rights to WireImage cofounder Jeff Vespa's debut short "Nosebleed," starring David Arquette, the only U.S. film screening in Cannes in Critics' Week.
Entertainment One-owned distribs Contender and Seville Pictures have taken U.K. and Canadian rights respectively for "Mr. Nice."
Performances and direction, rather than the yards of inconclusive dialogue, are what keep Arnaud Desplechin's "A Christmas Tale" from curdling in its own juices.
Voltage Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the upcoming fantasy-adventure "Fire and Ice: The Dragon Chronicles," which is in post-production. Directed by Pitof ("Catwoman"), the dragon sorcery…
"Tyson" is James Toback's revelatory closeup look at the tumultuous life of the former heavyweight champ.
The Locarno Film Festival and Variety are launching the Variety Piazza Grande Award to be bestowed on the pic combining artistic merit and commercial appeal among those preeming on the Swiss fest's…
Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights outside the U.K. and U.S. to Jigsaw Film's upcoming production "Magic Bus," to be directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney.
Newly formed production, financing and sales company Mythic Intl. Entertainment has unveiled its first project, medieval actioner "Ironclad" to be directed by Jonathan English.
Brit helmer Thomas Clay's sophomore feature, "Soi Cowboy," demonstrates a growing maturity.
Celluloid Dreams has initiated pre-production on the $15 million "Hello Darkness," a genre-bending vampire film from Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland ("Quinceanera").