Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster will topline sci-fi thriller "Pandorum," with Constantin Film financing and Overture Films releasing domestically.
Columbia Pictures has acquired David Caspe's comic pitch "I Hate You, Dad" for Happy Madison to produce.
Warner Bros. has acquired "Due Date," a comic pitch by Alan Freedland and Alan Cohen, the writer-producers of Fox's "King of the Hill."
Festival's feature film selections by country.
Cannes sidebar Directors' Fortnight will be in full nostalgia mode this year as it celebrates its 40th edition.
Universal has signed a deal to turn last year's hit videogame "Bioshock," which won numerous awards and sold more than 2 million units worldwide, into a film.
Nu Image/Millennium Films has acquired film rights to "Buck Rogers," and will give live action screen treatment to the venerable pilot who awakens in the 25th Century and battles evil.
Arclight Films Intl. has acquired Conquistador Worldwide Media and tapped Pascal Borno as its new president of sales and acquisitions.
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