Warner Bros. Ent. Espana and Pedro and Agustin Almodovar's shingle El Deseo have inked a joint development and co-production pact for films in Spain.
Helmer Nikita Mikhalkov, whose "Burnt by the Sun" took the foreign language film Oscar in 1995, will rep Russia for the fourth time with latest pic "12."
Icon Film Distribution has upped Hugo Grumbar to head of distribution from head of group marketing.
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On Saturday, German helmer Marc Rothemund delivered the Variety Militans Lecture at the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht.
Gotham-based Cinetic Media has pacted with new Canuck distrib Maximum Films to handle Cinetic films in Canada.
The U.K. Film Council has unveiled a major revamp of its £4 million ($8 million) a year development fund, led by the fund's new topper Tanya Seghatchian.
Derek Luke has replaced Wesley Snipes in a lead role in "Miracle at St. Anna," the WWII drama that Spike Lee is directing in Italy.
Universal Pictures and Peter Berg will develop a drama about the 1973 kidnapping of oil heir Jean Paul Getty III.
Peter Travis has been set by Warner Independent Pictures to direct "Man Without a Gun," a fact-based drama.
Spyglass Entertainment has acquired the rights to remake David Cronenberg's horror classic "The Brood." Cory Goodman has been tapped to pen the screenplay.