Icon Entertainment Intl. has acquired worldwide rights to Steve McQueen's "Hunger," which opens the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes this year.
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Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up worldwide distribution rights to Daniel Burman's Argentine drama "El Nido Vacio" (Empty Nest).
As part of its drive into Latin American filmmaking, indie sales company Kevin Williams Associates has taken international sales rights outside Latin America on Mexican erotic drama "El Bufalo de la…
Helmer Simon West ("Con-Air," "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") has pacted with producer Mace Neufeld to direct "Let It Ride."
Ari Folman's animated Cannes contender "Waltz with Bashir" has been picked up by distribs in the U.K., France and Germany ahead of next week's fest.
William Hurt, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jonny Lee Miller will topline political thriller "Endgame," the latest pic by "Vantage Point" helmer Peter Travis.
The Cannes Film Festival will pay tribute to Warner Bros.' 85th anniversary by bowing Richard Schickel's PBS docu "You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story" and unspooling a Warner pic every…
Bavaria Film Intl. has picked up Christophe van Rompaey's upcoming Cannes screener "Aanrijding in Moscou" (Moscow, Belgium).
Odeon Sky Filmworks has picked up U.K. rights to Jennifer Lynch's "Surveillance," which will screen out of competition at Cannes.
Foreign sales company Fortissimo Films has picked up international rights to Madonna's Malawi docu "I Am Because We Are."
Underscoring the increasing allure of Spanish psychological thrillers, Elle Driver has pounced on international rights to "Insensibles" (Painless) before the film goes before the cameras.