John Turturro is slated to direct "1-900," the third film in the Theo Van Gogh remake trilogy.
Cannes Film Festival
Mischa Barton has joined the cast of Ealing Studios comedy "St. Trinian's," which has also completed its first two international pre-sales to Concorde/TeleMunchen in Germany and Paradiso in Benelux.
GreeneStreet Films Intl. has acquired "Laws of Motion," starring Matthew Perry and helmed by Craig Lucas. Hilary Swank is producing and playing a small role.
Omega Entertainment, a Swiss-U.K. financing, production and sales entity, has pacted with Elie Samaha's Montage Films to distribute biopic "Anna Nicole" outside North America.
Optimum Releasing, the U.K. distrib that was acquired last year by StudioCanal, has promoted several of its senior execs as it gears up for expansion.
Antonio Banderas' second film as a director, "El Camino de los ingleses" (Summer Rain), has been licensed to Tartan for the U.K., CNS in South Korea and Mexico's Latinodifusion.
The moral quandary of Nazi complicity is revisited in this taut drama.
A comedy about two losers whose out-of-itness is clearly meant to be funnier than it is.
Sensitive, delicate and involving, film is a silky-smooth dramedy.
NBC Universal has inked a multi-year licensing agreement with Viasat for the exclusive free TV rights to a broad range of current and library feature films and TV shows for broadcast in Sweden…