Pandora has concluded some major deals on the first four films in its new incarnation as the LA-based specialised production and sales arm of Gaylord Films.
Nu Vision has taken all Latin American rights on A Walk To Remember, the love story adapted from the Nicholas Sparks novel starring Mandy Moore and Shane West, as well as Peter Kosminksy's White Oleander to star Michelle Pfeiffer and Renee Zellwegger.
Paradiso has also bought all Benelux and Media Film has bought all Italy to these two as well as Welcome To Collinwood and Company Man. Welcome to Collinwood is directed by the Russo brothers and stars William H Macy, Sam Rockwell and George Clooney who also produces with Steven Soderbergh. Company Man directed by Vincenzo Natali (Cube) and produced by Pandora/Gaylord Films chief Hunt Lowry stars Jeremy Northam and Lucy Liu.
Welcome To Collinwood, a heist movie which started shooting on April 16, has already attracted heat from European buyers. Redbus has closed for the UK, Metropolitan Filmexport for France and Manga for Spain.
Corporate espionage thriller Company Man has also been bought by Icon for Australia, Gaga for Japan, JayNet for Korea and Tantra for the eastern Bloc.
Warner Bros has domestic rights on A Walk To Remember, White Oleander and Welcome To Collinwood; no domestic distribution is yet attached to Company Man.