Warner Bros. has picked up North American rights for William Malone's horror action thriller feardotcom, starring Stephen Dorff, Natasha McElhone, Stephen Rea and Udo Kier.

The German-UK-Luxembourg co-production, produced by ApolloMedia's Frank Huebner, Quality International's Jan Fantl and Moshe Diamant, will be released by Warner Bros in the US on March 15, 2002 on at least 1,500 prints; all other territories had previously been acquired by Columbia TriStar.

Meanwhile, production cranked up on December 12 in Luxembourg for ApolloMedia and Quality International's latest project George & The Dragon. The family action adventure, which is being co-produced with Romain Schroeder and Todd Moyer, is being directed by Tom Reeve with Michael Clarke Duncan (whose credits include The Green Mile), Patrick Swayze, James Purefoy (who starred in Resident Evil) and Piper Perabo (Coyote Ugly) in the leads.