Los Angeles-based film indie Cinequanon Pictures Intl. has opened a British-based subsidiary, CQN Filmgroup, to be headed by former Hemdale exec Nicolas Spikings.
Titus Welliver (“Brooklyn South”), Eamonn Walker (“Oz”) and Gregory Hines (“Waiting to Exhale”) have joined the cast of Laurence Fishburne’s directorial debut, “Once in the Life,” which is currently…
Morgan Creek Prods. and Elie Samaha and Ashok Amritraj's Franchise Entertainment have hammered out a co-production and co-financing distribution pact, as expected, which will involve at least 15 pics…
With the big-money sale of his first screenplay, Portland, Ore., DJ Michael Rich has gone from drive-time to big time: Sony Pictures has snapped up his spec "Finding Forrester" for producer Lawrence…
Nick Moran, currently thrilling U.K. audiences in the tyro gangster pic "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," will next star in the crime drama "New Blood," alongside John Hurt.
Ray Clark's cabinet shop had been considered Liberty, S.C.'s "little shop of horrors" until Morgan Creek Prods. gave it a movie makeover for its pic, "Chill Factor."
CLT-Ufa Intl. has added "My Mother, My Father, My Brothers and Sisters," starring Victoria Abril, to its sales slate.
Three of Spain's top indie distributors -- Sogedasa, Amanda Films and Wanda Distribution -- are teaming to create an art film distribution house, Nirvana Films.
Fox Searchlight's "Waking Ned Devine" won the prize for best feature at the second annual New York Comedy Film Festival, which wrapped Monday.
Continuing its aggressive pursuit of prestige English-language fare, Studio Canal Plus has acquired worldwide rights to "Sympatico" from Brit stage director Matthew Warchus.
Jackie Levine has been named a VP of development for Michael Douglas' Universal-based Furthur Films. She reports to Furthur exec Allison Segan, who also produces for the company.