Public film funding bodies Filmstiftung NRW and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg have together lined up some E10 million ($12.6 million) for an array of new projects.
Pakistan has lifted a decades-old ban on Indian actors working in domestic movies, two months after dropping its opposition to Bollywood movies being shown in local theaters.
Spanish distributor New World Films Intl. has picked up all Spanish rights to Luc Besson's live-action/animated family pic "Arthur and the Minimoys."
In New York: Legendary TV producer Aaron Spelling, 83, suffered a stroke at his Holmby Hills estate over the weekend and is being treated at home.
Miami-based Venevision Intl. has acquired U.S. TV rights to 25 movies from Spanish sales and distribution com-pany Sogepaq. Deal was the most eye-catching to be closed at Madrid's first Spanish Film…
Fox has decided it's time for a "Change," buying Ryan Jaffe's comedy pitch and setting it up with Guy Walks Into a Bar partners Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki. Story centers on a selfish man who has…
In a move of corporate synergy, IFC Films and its Rainbow Media sister Fuse, the music net, are teaming up to release Lou Pepe and Keith Fulton's punk rock epic "Brothers of the Head."
The screenwriters of the original "When a Stranger Calls" have sued Sony over allegedly being cut out of the development and profit participation in the studio's recent remake of the horror-thriller.
Dan Fogler will join Dane Cook and Jessica Alba in the Lionsgate comedy "Good Luck Chuck." Mark Helfrich is directing. Fogler, who won a Tony for his role in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling…
Chilean helmer Jorge Olguin is directing the Mayhem Project's horror pic "Clock Tower," based on the Japanese vidgame franchise. Production is slated to begin this fall. Mayhem Project chairman-CEO…