Subhash Chandra, chairman of Zee Telefilms, has formed a company called E-Citi to spearhead entertainment complexes in the major cities of India.
Penny Marshall's Sony-based Parkway Entertainment is expected to pact with AList Pictures to co-produce eight features at a cost of about $25 million per pic.
Loews Cineplex Intl. and Far East Telecom have pacted to develop, construct and operate multiplexes in Vietnam.
Caroline Rhea has been cast in WB’s untitled wrestling project about a couple of slacker grappling fans devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter. Brian…
A slickly mounted and entertaining family adventure, the French-financed, Indian-shot, English-language "Hanuman" combines seriocomic human drama with plenty of animal action, repping a solid feature…
X-Filme Creative Pool, the production company behind Tom Tykwer's hit film "Run Lola Run," is in talks with a number of players, amongst them German distrib Senator Film, over plans to step into…
Arnold Entertainment's David and Dannel Arnold have acquired "Smile Now, Cry Later," on which they will collaborate with Los Angeles Police Officer Chris Dunn.
New Line Intl. has shifted "The Wedding Singer," "Rush Hour" and "Blade" from the Cecchi Gori Group to Warner Bros. for distribution in Italy.
Indie companies Abandon Pictures, Curb Entertainment and Paddy Wagon Prods. have joined forces to jointly produce "Mexico City," a dramatic thriller starring Stacey Edwards ("In the Company of Men").
Redbus Film Distribution, the U.K.'s newest indie, has stunned rival British distribs by picking up theatrical and video rights to Ben Elton's "Maybe Baby" for a reported $750,000 plus a P&A…
The Kirch-Mediaset alliance Eureka is holding talks with France's Canal Plus to coordinate their Pan-European film acquisitions.