Romanian media group Media Pro has reached an agreement with Germany's TV-Loonland to acquire a controlling 50.1% stake in U.K. distrib Metrodome. The deal for cash at 2.62 pence per share, values…
Cannes Film Festival
Focus Features Intl. has acquired international sales and distribution rights to Alejandro Amenabar's Roman Egypt epic "Agora."
Cillian Murphy and Eddie Redmayne have boarded Peter Mackie Burns' "White Male Heart."
Swedish company Film i Vast will invest $8.5 million in 28 productions this year.
Ealing Studios Intl. is dusting off its fishnet stockings and making a sequel to hit Brit laffer "St. Trinians."
Yari Film Group will finance and co-produce action thriller "Kerosene Cowboys."
Bob Berney, attending his final Cannes with Picturehouse, is in negotiations with Warner Bros. on a production pact as other offers are pouring in.
Harvey Weinstein is working his magic to bring "The Alchemist" to the bigscreen more than a decade after author Paolo Coelho sold the film rights to his bestselling novel.
Swiss model Julie Ordon will star in horror pic "Catwalk" for Seven Arts Pictures in her feature debut.
"Infernal Affairs" financier Media Asia has signed a string of sales deals on its Cannes titles.
The Indian Film Co.- Studio 18 has sold a package of Indian titles in East Europe and the Middle East.