Indie distrib New Yorker Films has taken North American rights to helmer Carlos Saura's "Fados," while HGC has the pic for China.
Yari Film Group has signed an output deal with Entertainment One to distribute all its movies in Canada through 2010.
Oscar-winning British thesp Paul Scofield died of leukemia. He was 86.
Cult HBO sitcom "Flight Of The Conchords" saw off stiff competition from "Ugly Betty" and "Heroes" to clinch the international prize at the Royal Television Society's program awards.
"John Adams" star Paul Giamatti is going from the pursuit of liberty to "Duplicity."
Gary Oldman is in negotiations to join the cast of "Rain Fall," a Japan-set thriller that employs sophisticated western finance techniques.
Yukster icons such as Steve Martin, Richard Pryor and George Carlin will get the documentary treatment from filmmaker R.J. Cutler, who's purchased the rights to Richard Zoglin's just-published…
Neil Marshall has signed with Universal to direct "Drive," an adaptation of the James Sallis novel. Hugh Jackman is attached to play a Hollywood stunt driver who moonlights as a getaway car driver in…
William Monahan will pen a fact-based thriller for Paramount based on an article that will appear in Playboy later this year.
HanWay Films will handle worldwide sales for the library of New York-based producer Jean Doumanian.
A junior-league "Superbad" with an aftertaste of "The Pacifier," "Drillbit Taylor" is a just passable pubescent comedy with a modest laugh count by Apatow factory standards.