At the halfway point of the year, foreign box office for Hollywood's six majors has hit $4.65 billion -- up 13% over the same period last year and 24% from the first six months of 2005.
Participant Prods. is planning a feature-length documentary about Saturday's Live Earth global warming concerts, with Brian Hill directing. Hill's Century Films and Katie Bailiff will produce.
Newmarket Films has acquired the film rights to Michelle Richmond's novel "The Year of Fog" and tapped Semi Chellas to adapt. Newmarket will produce and fully finance the bigscreen project.
Stephane Gauger's "Owl and the Sparrow" took the audience award for narrative feature at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Nod was announced Sunday at closing-night ceremonies.
The ugly ogre's sitting pretty overseas as "Shrek the Third" dominated a robust weekend at the foreign box office with $69.6 million at 6,489 playdates in 52 markets. But there was plenty of…
Opting for continuity with contract talks looming, the Directors Guild of America has re-elected Michael Apted as president for a third consecutive two-year term.
Newly minted indie banner High Treason Prods. has launched production on drama-thriller "Hurt," starring Melora Walters, William Mapother, Sofia Vassilieva, Johanna Braddy, Jackson Rathbone and Ava…
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has reached its first contract agreement for their members who are heard as program hosts and announcers on the "Oprah & Friends" program on XM…
Laurence Fishburne and indie banner A-Mark Entertainment have acquired feature rights to Paulo Coelho's adventure novel "The Alchemist" from Warner Bros.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Marion Cotillard to receive its Hollywood Breakthrough Actress of the Year Award.
Djimon Hounsou is set to star in drama "Get Some," the first film greenlit from the revamped Summit Entertainment. Lensing's set to begin in July in Los Angeles and Florida with Jeff Wadlow directing…