Ronald Harwood is adapting his play "Quartet" into a feature film for Headline Pictures and BBC Films.
Andrew Ruf has been upped to head Paradigm's Motion Picture Finance Group, bringing aboard indie producer and former Universal production exec Tim O'Hair to work with him.
Russian producer Leonid Minkovsky, whose finance and production shingle Ramco has Mischa Barton starrer "You and I" at Cannes, is setting up a $200 million film fund largely financed with private…
Das Films has teamed with Velvet Steamroller Entertainment, Muse Productions and PalmStar Entertainment for "Veronika Decides to Die," an adaptation of the Paulo Coehlo novel that stars Sarah…
Matt Lucas and David Walliams, the creative brains and stars of the hugely popular Brit TV skein "Little Britain," have two untitled projects in development with U.S. studios.
Spanish indie producer-distributor Notro Films has taken a 10% equity stake in the E50 million ($80 million) European docu "Oceans."
Pathe has sold all North American distribution rights the edgy thriller "Eden Lake" to the Weinstein Co.
The top-grossing Finnish film of 2007, "Christmas Story" will preem its English-language version at the Cannes market.
Abu Dhabi unveiled the latest additions to its Middle East Intl. Film Fest lineup, the highlight of which will be a retrospective of docs from non-Arab helmers marking the 60th anniversary of the…
U.K. distrib Revolver has added some punching power to its slate by acquiring all U.K. rights for James Toback doc "Tyson" and Jean-Claude Van Damme spoof biopic "JCVD."
Premium Films has acquired worldwide distrib rights to WireImage cofounder Jeff Vespa's debut short "Nosebleed," starring David Arquette, the only U.S. film screening in Cannes in Critics' Week.