Fox International Productions has announced the latest project in its burgeoning remakes roster, taking rights to the Argentine social satire from FilmSharks Int’l.
Production has begun in Toronto on Wernham Entertainment’s rom-com No Stranger Than Love starring Alison Brie, Justin Chatwin and Colin Hanks.
Sundance Selects has acquired North American rights to Hilla Medalia’s documentary Dancing In Jaffa following its world premiere at Tribeca. Separately Image Entertainment announced it will release the found footage thriller Evidence this summer.
EXCLUSIVE: Comedy is directorial debut of popular comedienne French Reem Kherici.
Festivals and Awards
The 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) has announced its line-up, opening with the Asian premiere of Ari Folman’s The Congress.
The Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI) has partnered with UK VoD service Distrify to boost viewing and fundraising around documentary I Am Breathing.
Industrial Light & Magic animation director Hal Hickel has said the San Francisco-based VFX powerhouse faces interesting but tough times ahead.
Latest box office news
Romania and Slovakia fastest growing markets in the region.
Warner Bros’ 3D reboot scores $17.6m (£11.2m) debut for 2013’s second biggest three-day weekend.
Former Aardman Animations TV boss Miles Bullough has launched digital studio Wildseed Studios with a fund of $785,000 (£500,000) to invest in multiplatform ideas.