Swedish cult film "Anyway, the Weather Was Fine" is getting a sequel 28 years later.
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Brit thesp Michael Fassbender, whose perf in Un Certain Regard opener "Hunger" is generating boffo buzz, has officially boarded John Maybury's forthcoming "Wuthering Heights" as Heathcliff.
Distributors will be able to send, view and distribute information about their films and company to their customers on the Croisette using the mobile phone thanks to Adactus and DBT Global.
Amy Redford's directorial debut "The Guitar" will have its international premiere at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, which runs July 4-12.
Newly launched film financing venture Oceana Media Finance and Barbarian Films have pacted to fully fund a slate of films with budgets of up to $30 million, beginning with Ashton Kutcher-Anne Heche…
Myriad Pictures has snapped up "Diminished Capacity" for foreign sales.
Peter Hoffman's Seven Arts Pictures and Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures have signed d.p.-turned-director Mikael Salomon to helm the feature film "Mortal Armour: The Legend of Galahad."
Aussie thesp Hugo Weaving has boarded helmer Glendyn Ivin's "The Last Ride."
Indian completion bond company Infinity has become a film financier and producer making movies for global markets.
Federico Veiroj's adolescent angst drama "Acne," from the producers of "Whisky" and "El custodio," has been picked up for international distribution by Rezo Films.
Optimum Releasing, the U.K. distrib owned by StudioCanal, is getting into the remake business.