Spanish helmer Joaquin Oristrell has inked to direct "No es lo mismo" (It's Not the Same), a stag night comedy with social underpinnings from a screenplay by Albert Espinosa, one of Spain's prominent…
France's Vision Intl. has initiated sales on its flagship title, the Robert Carlyle-Naomi Campbell starrer "Gogo Tales."
The face is no doubt familiar -- Spanish auteur Pedro Almodovar. The photo may ring some bells too. Taken by Stephane Kossmann and enlarged to a huge 54-square-meter poster, it emblazoned the Cannes…
Lumina Films will be selling a full-length feature derived from the Brazilian TV series "City of Men." Pic is set for a late 2005 start, and the shingle will also handle sales on the series' third…
Renegade Worldwide, the genre division of Crystal Sky, has a slate of new productions and acquisitions that it's unveiling to buyers at AFM.
Tom Sizemore and Thomas Jane will star in "Thieves." John Swanbeck ("The Big Kahuna") is attached to direct the pic, in which a team of career criminals finds unlikely heist targets such as…
Hong Kong-based sales and production company Media Asia Distribution has inked an all rights pre-sales deal for Japan with the Comstock Organization on Feng Xiaogang's "A World Without Thieves."
Lions Gate Films Intl. has inked to sell foreign distribution rights to the Marvel/Lions Gate slate of animated made-for-DVD features. Domestic deal between Lions Gate and Marvel was unveiled over…
Avi Lerner's Millennium Films and Randall Emmett and George Furla's Emmett/Furla Films have re-upped their production and financing arrangement for seven more pictures, with budgets on each ranging…
Indie banner Zeitgeist Films has acquired all U.S. rights from sales rep Celluloid Dreams to "The World," the fourth feature by helmer Jia Zhang-ke.
Miramax Films vet Matt Brodlie will join Sony unit TriStar Pictures to serve as senior veep, production and acquisitions, reporting to division topper Valerie Van Galder.