A mildly creepy, low-voltage thriller, "Dark Woods" tackles a theme all too familiar from countless American horror films. A bunch of characters are isolated, by some devious plotting, in a remote…
Michael Madsen, Omar Sharif, Billy Zane and Robert Davi have inked to star in a production of the classic tale "Gilgamesh" for Stonelock Pictures. Pic, budgeted at $12.5 million and financed through…
"Evil" is not, as the title would suggest, a horror film, at least not a conventional one. Based on the autobiographical novel by Jan Guillou and set in the mid-1950s, the film relates the…
It's tough to pre-sell Korean films to Japan, but Universal Pictures has collared Nippon rights to Korean war drama "Tae guk gi." Two elements that made this pic highly marketable in that territory…
BBC Films has struck deals to co-produce Stephen Hopkins' "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers," Danny Boyle's "Millions" and Norman Jewison's "The Statement."
French indie Wild Bunch is handling international sales on Regis Wargnier's $28 million "Man to Man," the Gallic helmer's first English-language project that stars Kristin Scott Thomas.
Morena has launched a low-budget Happy Hour label for teen/twentysomething testosterone comedies.
After a decade making movies in New Zealand, veteran Brit sales agent and exec producer Bill Gavin is making a comeback in the world of film sales.
Indie production and distribution company Quantum Entertainment has inked a deal with investment shingle Moviebank to raise $10 million-$12 million in completion financing for pix it produces over…
WMA Independent has identified the Catherine Zeta-Jones pic "Coming Out" as the next project to be financed through its film financing banner El Camino Pictures.
Peter Mullan's "The Magdalene Sisters" has received the European Media Program's Prize for 2003, including a $30,000 check for the director.