Getting shot at, kidnapped and tortured is proving perfect training for Mohamed al-Daradji at his first Cannes as he attempts to secure distribution for "Ahlaam." The Iraqi helmer, who was kidnapped…
Chile's Chilechita has inked with Germany's Avalon Ent. to co-produce Gustavo Graef-Marino's "Diary of an Old Man" toplining Armin Mueller Stahl and Ben Gazzara. Produced by Chilechita's Diego…
Newly warmed up by a cash injection of $250 million from an unspecified hedge fund and buoyed by a co-financing arrangement with Sony, L.A.-based producer-distributor Inferno unveiled a number of…
Gaumont's futuristic thriller "Chrysalis" has scored a slew of distribution deals and its first-time helmer, Julien Leclerq, is being hotly pursued by U.S. talent agents. Pic has sold to around 15…
Ontario-based Landed Entertainments has unveiled a $7 million Canadian-South Korean co-production titled "Anti Hero" that will be shot in Seoul from early 2008.
In its hunt for a new fantasy kids franchise, Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the film rights to Irish author Derek Landy's debut novel "Skulduggery Pleasant," as well as future titles in the…
Yarek Danielak and Chuck Speed's L.A.-based sales shingle Arsenal Pictures has struck a deal under which it will handle all films flowing from ambitious Asian mini-studio Bigfoot Entertainment.
MGM has named Erik Lomis exec VP of international theatrical and home entertainment. Lomis will oversee the marketing and distribution of international theatrical and homevid releases, which are…
Harry Connick, Jr., Angela Lansbury, Kevin Spacey and Usher are among the celeb presenters of the 2007 Tony Awards. Roster for the June ceremony, which has no single host, includes thesps currently…
For the first time, all of Catalonia, including capital Barcelona, has a production guide.