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  1. Magnolia cages 'Tiger' in U.S.

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    After collecting dust Miramax Films' shelves for five years, Wisit Sasanatieng's Thai action film "Tears of the Black Tiger" will be unleashed in the U.S. by Magnolia Pictures.Read more

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  2. Bond drum keeps up hard beat

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    Amid a glut of films seeking a foothold for the final lap of the 2006 season, the 27th James Bond offering, "Casino Royale," easily dominated the overseas market for a second weekend, taking in a robust $67 million.Read more

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  3. Crowded house

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    A host of foreign films are vying for recognition.Read more

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  4. Lockhart to run BBC Worldwide formats

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    LONDON -- In a bid to bolster its fast-growing global formats business, BBC Worldwide said Monday it had wooed Endemol U.K. head of production Norman Lockhart to run its format content and production team.Read more

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  5. Notro's AFM pickups

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    MADRID -- Spanish distribution house Notro Films said Monday it has picked up Spanish rights to eight movies, including Julian Jarrold's "Becoming Jane," Sarah Polley's "Away from Her" and the final episode in the Japanese terror saga "One Missed Call: Final."Read more

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  6. Scope looks to establish Prague as film center

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    LONDON -- Prague's newest co-production service, Central Scope, opens for business Tuesday in the Czech capital with a mission to provide incoming U.S. and European features with a full range of production and financing services.Read more

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  7. 'Vitus' dances to N. America

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    COLOGNE, Germany -- Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American rights for the Swiss drama "Vitus" from the German sales group Media Luna Entertainment, Media Luna said Monday.Read more

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  8. Writers share stories at Euro confab

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    European screenwriters gathered at the ancient port city of Thessaloniki, Greece, for a two-day conference on a subject dear to a writer's heart: "The Stories, the Rights and the Money." The sole American, David Kipen, was on hand to debunk the "auteurist" view of filmmaking.Read more

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  9. Vox giving U.S. dramas ad-vantage

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    COLOGNE, Germany -- "Confess!" screams one billboard. The next: "Do You Know What You've Done?" Then: "I Know You're Lying!"Read more

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  10. Burnett, Downey to wed

    4:00 am 11/28/2006

    Reality-show producer Mark Burnett and actress Roma Downey are engaged, a publicist for the pair said Monday.Read more

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