Miramax Intl. is teaming up with Gallic web TF1 to launch a joint theatrical distribution company in France. TF1 previously sold its movies to a variety of local distribs, while Miramax had a…
Musicvid helmer Nancy Bardawil will make her feature directorial debut with the rock 'n' roll drama "Bandits" for John Wells Prods., Gerber Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures.
The world of skateboarding, which has preoccupied Limp Bizkit singer Fred Durst since the late 1970s, will now be the subject of his feature directorial debut.
New Line Cinema is negotiating with Tom Stoppard to pen the adaptation of "His Dark Materials," the award-winning fantasy book series by Philip Pullman.
Aura Entertainment and Echo Lake Prods. are co-financing "The Big Empty," starring Jon Favreau and Rachael Leigh Cook.
Nick Nolte toplines the Polish brothers' pic "North Fork," now shooting in Montana.
The 69th Mifed Milan film market is resurrecting its pre-mart cinema screenings. Officially dubbed the Milan Downtown screenings, they will run Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Mifed takes place Nov. 3-7.
MDP Worldwide and Michael Jackson's Neverland Pictures have entered into an exclusive first-look deal with management and production shingle Handprint Entertainment.
Antonio Perez's Maestranza Films is prepping three projects with Spanish director Benito Zambrano, who bowed with "Solas."
Sam Neill will star in "Perfect Strangers," his first pic in his native New Zealand since "The Piano."
Kevin Williams Associates has sold Argentine pic "A Lucky Day" (Un dia de suerte) to the U.K.'s BBC, broadcaster VPRO in Holland, Finland's WLE and theatrical distribber Nirvana in Spain.