Walt Disney Pictures has acquired rights to an untitled pitch by scribes Mark Gibson and Philip Halprin for a mid-six figures.
FROM MIFED German production, licensing and distribution upstart Helkon Media has agreed on a one-picture co-production agreement with Behaviour Worldwide and acquired three films from the company.
France's "The Dreamlife of Angels" leads the pack with three nominations in this year's European Film Awards. Five other features came in with two each.
Producer Lucas Foster has joined Blue Tulip Prods. as helmer Jan De Bont's partner in the 20th Century Fox-based production banner.
New Line's "Living Out Loud" moved to the top of the exclusives roster in its first outing.
"Fire-Eater," a Finnish tale of sisters pitted against one another in a circus setting, was presented the Grand Jury prize at closing ceremonies of the AFI International Film Festival on Friday.
"Show Me Love," a film about growing up in a small town, is Sweden's 1999 Oscar entry for best foreign-language film.
Austrian movie audiences are turning a local comedy into a local success story. "Hinterholz 8" has just topped the 500,000 admissions point, making it "the most successful Austrian film in 30 years"…
Paramount Pictures has acquired rights in all media to Becker Entertainment's Australian kidpic "The Real Macaw" in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Harold Ramis has agreed to direct "Galaxy Quest" as his next film.