Bobby Paunescu and Jared Underwood's Solar Entertainment Group has allied with Romanian entrepreneur Dragos Savulescu to launch Solar Studios in Bucharest. The partnership, announced in Cannes…
Though Berlin is barely in the rearview mirror, and Cannes doesn't kick off until May 15, the rousing recent success of such indie films as "Looper" ($166 million in worldwide box office) and "Hunger…
After surviving the Austrialian criminal underworld, "Animal Kingdom" thesp James Frecheville moves to Boston's criminal underworld by joining the cast of Fox Searchlight's "Animal Rescue."
Solar Pictures is teaming with Tom Hardy to develop drama "Samarkand." Hardy will portray a soldier returning from the Middle East in a story about the problems of post-traumatic stress disorder…
Fledgling film company Solar Pictures has closed its first alliance, a multi-year, multi-territory output agreement with Italia Film covering the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, India, Nepal…
Aiming to provide an array of financing to the indie sector, Solar Entertainment Group has partnered with Hoffman Lloyd LLC to create a media/entertainment investment bank dubbed Solar Entertainment…
Turkey has been front and center in an array of recent films -- "Argo," "Taken 2," "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance," to name a few -- including "Skyfall," which…
Newly minted production company Solar Pictures has launched a full-service specialty financing division dubbed Solar Media Capital and hired former Comerica Entertainment Group exec Andrew Robinson…
As the six Hollywood majors chant the tentpoles-and-franchises mantra, coin has been flowing toward the indie sector to fund mid-range films.
Romania's film industry has benefitted from both the country's spectacular locations -- encompassing river deltas, dense forests, ancient cities and majestic mountains -- and its reputation for cost…
Newly minted production company Solar Pictures has closed deals to finance and produce a quartet of feature projects.
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