Buena Vista Intl. has acquired all foreign distribution rights to "A Few Good Years," a comedy being produced by Michael Douglas' New York-based production shingle Furthur Films.
MTV Europe will increase its movie programming 25% this year, Michael Garreffa, MTV Networks entertainment business director, tells Variety.
Bruno Barreto ("Bossa Nova," "A View From the Top") is attached to direct one of the biggest Latin American pics of next year: the $3 million-$5 million "O Velho Marinheiro" ("Home Is the Sailor")…
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Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Cannes-French actor Christian Clavier, who plays the title role in the boffo French "Asterix" franchise will produce and star in "Rendez-vous with Rita."
New German producer Openpictures is making its Cannes debut with what it says is an international outlook and an innovative, multi-source financing structure that will provide up to 250 million euros…
Helmer Paul Cox ("Innocence") is reteaming with Canadian sales and distribution company Cinemavault Releasing for his next pic, "The Human Touch," which will start shooting on location in Australia…
Spain's Filmax Group is readying a slew of movies, plus an international co-production strategy that would consolidate its position as Barcelona's biggest integrated film company.
Actor-producer Steven Seagal has launched production and sales company Luminosity Media. He will produce and star in its first two projects in conjunction with Millennium/Nu Image.
Sam Raimi is already worrying about what's lurking in his closet or underneath the bed. "The Boogeyman" will be the first horror production under the "Spider-Man" helmer's newly inked Senator deal.