Horror Movie Production Gets Boost from Argentine Government (EXCLUSIVE) Variety – Music

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In a further pioneering Argentine push into genre pic production, Luciana Cardosa, president of Argentina’s INCAA Film Institute, has put aside specific funding for horror movie production. Targeted state financing kicks off with a call for applications, to be launched shortly, for INCAA subsidy funding for two scarefare movies. In ….Read More Via: VARIETY – Read more

Venice: Riccardo Scamarcio to Star in, Produce ‘Pericles the Black Man’ Variety – Music

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Italian A-list actor-turned-producer Riccardo Scamarcio will shepherd and star in “Pericle il Nero” (“Pericles the Black Man”), a noir based on the eponymous Italo cult novel by Giuseppe Farrandino, published in France by the Gallimard Noir imprint. Long-gestating pic – which at one point Abel Ferrara was attached to direct ….Read More Via: VARIETY – Read more

Venice: Al Pacino’s ‘The Humbling’ Producers Venture into Animation Variety – Music

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Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi’s Ambi Pictures, at Venice as co-producers of Barry Levinson’s Al Pacino-starrer “The Humbling,” are venturing into animation with “Arctic Justice Thunder Squad.” The ecology-themed 3D English-language family film is helmed by Canada’s Matthew Lyon in his homeland. “This movie will be Pixar or Disney quality,” ….Read More Via: VARIETY – Read more