German funding orgs have pledged $1.6 million to Constantin's "Naughty Girls." Ute Wieland-helmed pic, based on a series of books for teen femmes, is being produced in association with Collina.
"Summer Palace," helmed by banned Chinese helmer Lou Ye ("Suzhou River," "Purple Butterfly"), nabbed the Golden Durian at the 9th Barcelona Asian Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Hot Italo helmer Paolo Sorrentino will shoot "Il Divo," a portrait of controversial Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, the country's seven-time former prime minister, tried for Mafia ties and…
"Election" helmer Johnnie To is going his own way. The director is planning to buy his way out of Milky Way Image, the stock market-listed company that he owns a part of. He will pay HK$26 million…
South Korea's second-largest film fest, the Jeonju Intl. Film Festival, wrapped Friday with the top award going to Chinese director Ying Liang's "The Other Half."
Bleiberg Entertainment has acquired international rights to "He Was a Quiet Man" and will launch the film at Cannes. "Quiet Man" stars Christian Slater, William H. Macy, and Elisha Cuthbert. Pic…
Twisted Pictures is developing a new horror pic that won't debut in theaters, on DVD or on TV. Production company behind the "Saw" series is pacting with video Web site Break.com to produce a film…
Korean cult director Jang Jun-hwan of "Save the Green Planet!" fame has been lined up to direct a sequel to megahit "Tazza: The High Rollers."
U.K.-based Intandem Films is handling international sales and has already closed a dozen deals on Julie Delpy's sophomore pic, the period thriller "The Countess," slated to shoot in Eastern Europe…
Walt Disney Pictures has tapped scribe David Benioff to bring his take to the long-gestating action project "Gemini Man." Benioff -- who'll pocket a fee of $2 million -- will be doing a ground-up…
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