Universal has picked up Belgian and Dutch rights to Teutonic tyke pic "Das Sams" from financially troubled German entertainment group Kinowelt Medien.
Momentum Pictures has picked up U.K. rights to "Crossroads," the acting debut of teen-pop diva Britney Spears.
Zacharias Kunuk's poetic epic "Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner" is among the year's top 10 Canadian films, as chosen by a 10-member panel of filmmakers, film programmers and journalists set up by the…
Film fans will be able to sink their toes into the sand while watching "Mr. Hulot's Holiday" on the beach at the Cannes Intl. Film Festival, to be held May 15-26.
The BBC has won back the coverage of the Oscars and the British Academy Film Awards from satcaster BSkyB.
Dimension Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the thriller "Mindhunters" from Intermedia Films. Pic, to be helmed by Renny Harlin, will begin lensing in January.
At the same time it unveiled its list of nominees, AFI revealed the names of the voters who came up with the noms.
Miramax Films is postponing the release of "Kate & Leopold," originally scheduled to open Friday, to Christmas Day.
USA has purchased "Repo Men: Stealing for a Living," a hard-edged primetime docu about the men and women who repossess everything from cars to luxury yachts (Daily Variety, Jan. 24).
Lakeshore Entertainment has made a deal to turn Steve Martin's bestselling novella "Shopgirl" into a feature, with Martin starring.
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