Arclight Films has sold all Japanese rights to Xanadu and Australian rights to Hoyts Distribution for Alfonso Arau's upcoming tango drama "Dare to Love Me."
Union Station Media has acquired U.S. and Canadian distrib rights to the psychological thriller "Dark Corners," starring Thora Birch and Toby Stephens, from Shoreline Entertainment.
No wonder AFM 2006 seemed on the slow side: There was growth in the number of sellers but a marginal drop in buyers.
Helmer Kazuyuki Izutsu has started work on "Pacchigi! 2," the sequel to his 2004 hit romantic drama "Pacchigi!" ("We Shall Overcome Someday").
Helmer Jack Neo's shingle J Team Prods. and InnoForm Media have secured regional distribution for "Just Follow Law."
An enchanting set-up charms in the appealing but excessively padded China/Taiwan co-pro romcom "Stand In Love." Following "Catch," pic reps second feature this year by helmer DJ Chen, whose feature…
An old master returns to an old favorite in the thoroughly enjoyable Japanese whodunit "Murder of the Inugami Clan." Based on a popular novel, whose sleuth also inspired an '80s tube series, this…
Buena Vista Intl. and Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. have announced a joint venture to distribute their respective films in the fast-growing Russian market effective Jan. 1.
Going into the weekend, many wondered whether "Borat" would live up to its hype. Now, after its $26.5 million opening, the question is whether 20th Century Fox left money on the table by deciding to…
"Zerophilia," opening on the art-film circuit, should really be playing to raucous crowds at the drive-in or in late-night rotation on pay cable. Part horror movie, part randy teen sex farce, pic…
Jeff Small has been named chief operating officer of DreamWorks Studios. He arrives from Joe Roth's Revolution Studios, where he held the same title.