A Los Angeles judge has confirmed a $2.1 million arbitration award against German filmmaker Uwe Boll over a breach-of-contract and libel claim by sales arm Fantastic Films International. Fantastic Films and owner Roxane Barbat had exclusive worldwide sales rights to Boll's films. An arbitrator found that Boll had either taken those deals away from FFI or failed to pay commissions on several films sold internationally to more than 45 countries, including "BloodRayne," "In the Name of the King" and "Postal." The court confirmed the arbitration award Nov. 5.
BRUBAKER'S BIG TRAILER
Los Angeles-based entertainment marketing agency Trailer Park has promoted Matt Brubaker to president of its theatrical division.
Todd Solondz's newest project, a partial sequel to his breakthrough "Happiness," has cast Allison Janney, Charlotte Rampling, Paul Reubens, Paris Hilton and a host of other actors as it begins shooting in Puerto Rico.