Distrib vet Jose Luis Gimare, former head of sales of Lolafilms Distribucion, has teamed with marketing and distrib specialists Guillermo Velasco, Enrique Munoz and Sergio Perez to create a new…
Two powerful Euro distribbers -- Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Film Export and expanding Italian prod-distrib conglom Mondo TV -- have sealed all rights for the Sogepaq-sold "Mortadelo…
Disney's Buena Vista Motion Picture Group has acquired the romantic comedy spec "Made in Italy" from former "3rd Rock From the Sun" writer Julie Sherman for low six against high six figures.
After losing Kirsten Dunst for the female lead in "The Woods," M. Night Shyamalan has chosen a relative babe in the woods to replace her. Making her feature starring debut is Bryce Dallas Howard, a…
MGM is negotiating with John Travolta to reprise his role of Chili Palmer in "Be Cool," the followup to "Get Shorty." MGM and Jersey Films have been hoping to make "Be Cool" since former studio…
Newcomer Matthew Goode will co-star as the love interest of Mandy Moore in an untitled Alcon Entertainment project. Pic began production earlier this month in London.
Jim Caviezel will star opposite Robin Williams in sci-fi thriller "Final Cut" for Lions Gate Films. Pic goes into production June 29.
Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures has picked up North American rights to skater documentary "Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator."
In "Cedar Bar," painter and avant-garde filmmaker Alfred Leslie sends a wildly contrasting barrage of pop culture images, culled from Hollywood films, TV shows, newsreels and porn flicks, jostling…
Gotham distributor Plexifilm has picked up North American rights to Thai film "Blissfully Yours." Deal is Plexifilm's second with helmer Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul. Distrib released his debut…