Thai production and sales house Five Star Entertainment has launched "Art of the Devil 2," a voodoo horror pic by a team of seven young helmers who call themselves the Ronin Team.
Italy's Mediafilm Spa has bought distribution rights to "Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny" from New Line.
The Little Film Co. has sold distribution rights to Gavin Hood's "Tsotsi" in seven territories. Pic is South Africa's entry in the Oscar foreign-language derby.
Spanish sales consortium Latido has licensed Juan Carlos Cremata's winsome Cuban road movie "Viva Cuba" to Japan's Bayotide. Pic is Cuba's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race.
With the growing importance of foreign sales to fill out a film's budget, overseas distributors increasingly play a role that goes beyond just getting movies onto foreign screens.
Aspiring scribes, helmers and producers got pointers and feedback on the art of pitching projects at AFM's "Pitch Me" session Saturday morning.
Lassie stopped by Loews for a meet and great to promote her new feature film "Lassie," which Classic Media had finished just four days prior.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired the action-thriller "SPL" in a multi-territory deal from Arclight Films. Pic stars Sammo Hung and Wu Jing.
Val Kilmer starrer "The Ten Commandments: The Musical" is back -- this time as a movie. Indie producer and distrib American World Pictures has picked up worldwide rights to the pic, which was filmed…
Gaga Communications has bought Japanese rights to mainland Chinese movie "The Banquet," which reunites many key elements from "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" around star helmer Feng Xiaogang.
Producers of Werner Herzog's Vietnam actioner "Rescue Dawn" have enlisted Conquistador Entertainment to sell the Christian Bale starrer overseas.