Televisa Cine has acquired Mexican box office hit "Matando Cabos" for the U.S., with international rights going to Televisa's sales arm, Lightning Entertainment.
Maverick Brit auteur Shane Meadows will draw upon his personal experiences as pre-teen skinhead for his next film, titled "Oi! This Is England."
France's MK2 has purchased all French rights to "Crossing the Bridge -- The Sound of Istanbul," a doc from last year's Berlin Golden Bear and European Film Award winner Fatih Akin ("Head-On").
Bob and Harvey Weinstein's nascent label Weinstein Co. has picked up North American rights to the Tribeca Film Festival standout "Transamerica," starring Felicity Huffman of "Desperate Housewives."…
Fifty years after Marc Allegret's adaptation starring Danielle Darrieux was banned in the U.S. sparking a censorship rethink, "Lady Chatterley's Lover" is being brought to the bigscreen again by…
Danny Huston will play Orson Welles in Oliver Parker's political thriller "Fade to Black," which is set to start shooting in July. Pic, adapted by Parker and John Sayles from a novel by Davide…
Canada's FRV Media has secured a $6 million acquisition fund and will distribute the Distribution La Fete catalog of family films.
John Woo and Terence Chang's Lion Rock Prods. has teamed with France's StudioCanal to develop modern-day remakes of three vintage French thrillers. The pics are "Honor Among Thieves," "Rider on the…
Voiceover: A gallimaufry of gulls gathered at daybreak along the Croisette Tuesday, flapping their wings, clucking their beaks. Slowly it dawned on me that it probably wasn't, at that hour, a…
The Sundance Channel has acquired TV and DVD rights to "Soy Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth" ("I Am Cuba, the Siberian Mammoth"), a documentary on Russian director Mikhail Kalatasov's 1963 film, "I Am…
Paramount is gearing up to release a slew of special-edition DVDs late this summer.