Alberto Canizares has ankled as general manager of Aurum Prods. Aurum ranks as one of Spain's leading independent distribution houses and is a sister company to the U.K.'s Momentum Pictures.
Cannes Film Festival
A Swedish low-budget film, made in the style of "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" or "Sin City"? This is "Year One," a sci-fi film written and directed by virtually unknown helmer Martin…
In January, Nordisk Film opened offices and its own distribution operation in Norway and Sweden, adding to the operations the company already has in Denmark and Finland.
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Spanish production house Morena Films, the producer of pics by Oliver Stone and Carlos Saura, has boarded "Leopardo al sol" (Leopard in the Sun), the upcoming film from Argentinean helmer Adrian…
"Motorcycle Diaries" helmer Walter Salles has boarded "Misencounter," the Spanish-language drama helmed by festival regular Pablo Trapero ("El Bonaerense," "Rolling Family").
Jeff Bridges has joined the cast of Bob Weide's comedy "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" in the key role of Clayton Harding, a Gotham magazine editor closely modeled on Vanity Fair's Graydon…
A collection of Korean producers has launched an org designed to help foreign movies shoot in South Korea.
Universal's "Hellboy 2" is to be the first U.S. production to shoot at newly built Korda Studios in Hungary with principal photography to kick off in June.
The John Pilger documentary, "The War on Democracy," has been sold by Paris-based Coach 14 to Lionsgate for the U.K. and Hopscotch for Australia and New Zealand.
Ryan Kavanaugh's Relativity Media will fund and produce a movie about Mary Queen of Scots with Scarlett Johansson attached.