Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights outside the U.K. and U.S. to Jigsaw Film's upcoming production "Magic Bus," to be directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney.
Newly formed production, financing and sales company Mythic Intl. Entertainment has unveiled its first project, medieval actioner "Ironclad" to be directed by Jonathan English.
Celluloid Dreams has initiated pre-production on the $15 million "Hello Darkness," a genre-bending vampire film from Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland ("Quinceanera").
Warner Bros. is retaining Camela Galano as president of New Line Intl. Releasing, a slot she's held for the past seven years.
France's MK2 and Britain's Film4 will produce "Satisfaction," the second film by U.S. writer-director Miranda July. In a parallel move, MK2 has set dates for Abbas Kiarostami's long-mooted "Certified…
Gold Circle has aquired David Coggeshall's spec screenplay "Solo" and set up the thriller with Gold Circle topper Paul Brooks and Peter Safran.
MGM has acquired rights to the Jason Carter Eaton children's book "The Facttracker" and will turn it into a live-action feature to be directed by David Silverman.
Danny Glover will reprise his stage role in a bigscreen adaptation of Athol Fugard's apartheid-era play "Master Harold... and the Boys."
George Clooney will topline, and his Smoke House partner Grant Heslov will helm, "Men Who Stare at Goats."
Dylan McDermott and Scott Caan will star in indie romancer "Mercy," produced by Caan with Vincent Palomino and Phil Parmet.
When helmer Jose Padilha stepped on Berlinale Palast's stage to receive the Golden Bear for his "Elite Squad" in February, Brazil's film production sector took another step toward consolidation and…