Director: Fred Schepisi Stars: Clive Owen (pictured), Juliette Binoche The buzz: The romantic drama stars Owen as a charismatic English teacher at an elite New England prep school who strikes things up with an intensely private art teacher (Binoche). Status: Preproduction Sales agent: Voltage
Director: Stacie Passon Star: Robin Weigert The buzz: After a blow to the head, a frustrated housewife reinvents herself as a prostitute. The film premiered at Sundance. Status: Completed Sales agent: Content
'Walk of Shame'
Director: Steven Brill Stars: Elizabeth Banks (pictured), James Marsden The buzz: After losing an audition for her dream job, an L.A. news anchor has an uncharacteristic fling, leaving her stranded in an unfamiliar part of town. Status: Shooting Sales agent: Lakeshore, Sierra/Affinity
'Who Is Dayani Cristal?'
Director: Marc Silver Star: Gael Garcia Bernal (pictured) The buzz: The Sundance documentary -- about the body of an anonymous Honduran immigrant discovered in the Arizona desert -- is the first title acquired by Mundial, a joint venture of IM Global and Latin American production houseCanana. The doc has some narrative segments. Status: Completed Sales agent: IM Global
Untitled Marc Lawrence Romantic Comedy
Director: Marc Lawrence Stars: Hugh Grant (pictured), Marisa Tomei The buzz: The story centers on a washed-up British screenwriter who takes a job teaching at a small East Coast college. Status: Preproduction Sales agent: FilmNation
Director: Claudia Llosa Stars: Jennifer Connelly (pictured), Cillian Murphy The buzz: Llosa, who won the Berlin Golden Bear for The Milk of Sorrow, is set to start shooting the English-language suspense drama in May. Status: Preproduction Sales agent: Dreamcatcher
Director: Peter Landesman Stars: Paul Giamatti (pictured), Billy Bob Thornton, Jacki Weaver, Marcia Gay Harden, Zac Efron The buzz: The pic recounts the events inside Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Status: Shooting Sales agent: Exclusive Media
Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman The buzz: The Sundance entry is about three teenage boys who build a house in the wilderness. Status: Completed Sales agent: QED International
'Twenty Feet From Stardom'
Director: Morgan Neville Stars: Lou Adler, Stephanie "Stevvi" Alexander, Patti Austin The buzz: The documentary about the music industry's unheralded backup singers was the darling of Sundance. Status: Completed Sales agent: Elle Driver/Wild Bunch
'The Two Faces of January'
Director Hossein Amini Stars Viggo Mortensen (pictured), Kirsten Dunst The buzz Amini adapts Patricia Highsmith's thriller about a conniving couple who ensnare a young man in their web of murder and deception. Status Postproduction Sales agent Studio Canal
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