Universal has acquired distribution rights to Latin America and Spain on the Studiocanal-sold "Shaun the Sheep," adding two more major deals to the Aardman production's already impressive major…
Spanish director Carlos Saura, the major figure of the Nuevo Cine Espanol, is set to direct "Argentina," a documentary about tango. Nathanael Karmitz's MK2, which is scoring heavily this week at the…
Euro film and TV group Studiocanal has closed major territory deals on "Shaun the Sheep," the bigscreen debut of a character first seen in Aardman Animations' Oscar-winning short, "A Close Shave."…
France is coming off a year overshadowed by a lack of big-budget U.S. shoots. Despite this drought, Gallic player Luc Besson has managed to feed the pipeline of his 9-month-old brainchild, the Cite…
Newly launched Primeridian Entertainment has hired Cyrus Nowrasteh to write and direct a feature film based on the life of Soviet dissident and author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Primeridian's Arcadiy…
Worldview Entertainment is closing in on a four-year, $30 million credit facility with Comerica Bank, and has received a new $40 million equity infusion from its existing investors. Deal nearly…
Gwyneth Paltrow is in negotiations to play opposite Antonio Banderas in "Guernica 33 Days," the tale of Pablo Picasso's emotional turmoil as he painted his masterpiece.
Antonio Banderas will play Pablo Picasso in Carlos Saura's upcoming "33 dias" (33 Days), about the painter's emotional turmoil as he worked on masterpiece "Guernica."
Spain's top arthouse distrib-exhib, Alta Films, has acquired Spanish theatrical and DVD rights to Carlos Saura's music docupic.
This collaboration kicks matters up a notch.