Rachel Weisz, Ian McKellen and Susan Sarandon have joined Colin Firth in "The Colossus," a colonial drama set in South Africa at the turn of the 20th century, to be directed by Sean Mathias.
Rome's Buskin Film has pacted with Luxembourg-based equity fund MG Ventures to invest $20 million in a slate that includes pics by Roland Joffe, Bille August and horror helmer Ted Nicolaou.
"Paradise Now" helmer-scribe Hany Abu-Assad is writing and directing an untitled project for Focus Features.
Warp X, the new U.K. low-budget studio, has unveiled its debut slate of six projects, ranging from comedy to horror and music.
Coming off its 10-year anniversary, Gotham production shingle Killer Films is in Cannes with a production and development slate that includes pics toplining Brendan Fraser, Zooey Deschanel, Edie…