Paris-based Pacha, the first sales company dedicated to Arab world content, has snapped up international rights to "My Brother the Devil" and "The Last Friday."
John Milius, co-creator and exec producer on HBO-BBC's "Rome," has signed on as showrunner on another historic blockbuster, ancient Egypt epic "Pharaoh."
Arab screen icon Omar Sharif is set to tackle William Shakespeare's "King Lear," in a feature adaptation that migrates the bard's classic tragedy to modern-day Egypt.
Domestic Film DAILY
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$40.7M Sony / Columbia 22.26%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$60.2M Fox 29.30%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$862,914 Cumulative:$18.9M Focus 17.65%
Saudi billionaire-media maven Prince Waleed's Rotana Studios and Gulf Film have inked a landmark output deal that could revolutionize the way Arabs films are marketed and distributed in the Middle…
Saudi prince Al Waleed bin Talal has tapped former StudioCanal managing director Frederic Sichler as president of Rotana Films, a division of media titan Rotana, one of the Arab world's largest…
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.
Senior Canal Plus exec Olivier Courson is poised to take operational responsibility for Studio Canal and step down as parent company Canal Plus Group's general counsel.
Studio Canal's annual bash at the Carlton Monday night was a vast beauty salon as partygoers took turns to get their hair and faces fixed by an army of professional stylists.
In "Day Off," the fact that French kids don't attend school on Wednesdays is the launch pad for an elaborate ensembler with neatly drawn, criss-crossing strands. The bittersweet venture is marbled…