Hispano Fox Film has acquired Spanish theatrical and DVD distribution rights on Brazilian helmer Andrucha Waddington's swashbuckler "Dreammaker," one of Spain's most anticipated pics for next year.
Isabelle Huppert ("White Material") and Bouli Lanners ("Nothing Personal") will topline in comedy "Sans Queue Ni Tete" (Cock and Bull).
The WGA has tapped four U.S. scripters to participate in Autumn Stories, a six-week residence program in France set up by the Franco-American Cultural Fund and the Ile de France Film Commission.
Japan's new culture minister, Tatsuo Kawabata, has scotched plans to build a $130 million national media arts center.
Barcelona-based Escandalo is teaming with Tarantula in France and Switzerland to co-produce "Eva," toplining German-Catalan thesp Daniel Bruehl ("Inglourious Basterds").
NBC is heading back up North, picking up "The Mountain," another Canadian co-production for the net.
With his turbulent tenure as SAG president coming to an end, Alan Rosenberg isn't offering any apologies for the past four years.
Some of southeast Europe's leading screenwriters are among those with projects selected for the Thessaloniki Film Festival's seventh annual Balkan Fund script development competition.
Iowa has put its film incentive program, among the most generous in the country, on hold because of faulty record keeping, falsified receipts and, in one case, the purchase of a Land Rover and a…
International film vets Tim Smith of Prescience and Ralph Kamp of Odyssey have launched a joint venture in the form of two new companies -- Metropolis Intl. Sales and Timeless Films.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$253.1M Disney -66.09%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$146.8M Paramount Pictures -73.58%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$16.9M Warner Brothers / New Line -60.81%