The Rome Film Festival will honor Meryl Streep with its Marcus Aurelius lifetime achievement award, while Milos Forman has been recruited as jury president.
Producer-distributor Sorolla Films has acquired Spanish rights to U.K.-Spain co-production "Little Ashes," toplining Robert Pattinson ("Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," "Twilight").
Universal Pictures Intl. and Focus Features Intl. have inked a wide-ranging distribution and co-production agreement with RTL Group's new production group UFA Cinema, which launched last year.