Gotham-based producer Galt Niederhofer ("Prozac Nation") has snatched up the film rights to Chris Isenberg's Detour article "See You in Italy," which she will adapt for the screen with Isenberg.
Landscape Entertainment has paid low six against mid-six figures to option the spec script "Miller Minogue," written by Brian Lynch.
Noah Wyle has joined the cast of "White Oleander" for Gaylord Films and Warner Bros. Pictures.
Strand Releasing has picked up North American distribution rights to Henrique Goldman's "Princesa," from U.K.-based sales agent the Sales Company.
Maura Tierney and Martin Donovan have joined the cast of the Warner Bros.-Alcon Entertainment psychological thriller "Insomnia."
Jordan Brady ("Wakin' Up in Reno") will direct Jena Malone in "Lifer's Picnic" for HSI Entertainment/Tomorrow Films. The picture will begin production in Los Angeles in mid-May.
"Hilary and Jackie" producer Anand Tucker and his U.K. production shingle, Archer Street, have beaten out several U.S. offers to option the Jonathan Burnham Schwartz novel "Reservation Road."…
Copenhagen-based Filmkontakt Nord -- the Scandinavian center of shorts and documentaries -- has canceled this year's Nordic Panorama Forum mart due to lack of cash.
Ase Kleveland, managing director of the Swedish Film Institute, has taken over as chairman of Scandinavian Films, the promotional organization of the government film bodies in Denmark, Finland…
Golden Cairo Prize for feature was nabbed by Greece's "The Canary Yellow Bicycle" by Dimitris Starvrakas, the silver went to Sweden's "Star Sisters" by Tobias Falk, and the bronze to "A Monkey's…
Organizers have unveiled a lineup of 70 documentaries from around the world for the eighth annual Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Festival, April 30-May 6 in Toronto.