Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has tapped Croft & Co. as its theatrical distributor for New Zealand, following the departure of Royce Moodabe, who is retiring after 57 years.
"Superman Returns" opened solidly rather than spectacularly in Australia and Asia, leading a moderate foreign box office with $20 million from 1,750 prints in 11 markets in its launch weekend.
"Superman Returns" scored impressively Asia and Australia in its launch weekend with $19.8 million from 1,750 prints in 11 international markets. The first foreign results -- which boosted worldwide…
The Writers Guild of America East and ABC have relaunched long-stalled contract negotiations covering 225 newswriters, editors and producers, who have been working for well over a year under an…
The California Film Commission has given its blessing to an independent film fund, which is pledging to use ad revenues to create a $10 million fund for filmmakers who film 80% of their production in…
"Superman Returns" had a strong takeoff domestically and overseas, though it didn't fly into the stratosphere. Warner. Bros.' restart of the superhero franchise took in $21 million domestically at…
New Line has decided to go to the "Redneck Games," snapping up Shane Morris' comedy pitch and setting up the project with Mike Karz and Josh Weinstock.
The Writers Guild of America East has announced 20 nominees for the 10 open seats on its council for two-year terms. The 10 candidates for six open freelance seats include incumbents Walter Bernstein…
New Line has tapped 12-year-old newcomer Dakota Blue Richards as the lead in "The Golden Compass," its high-profile adaptation of the first book in Philip Pullman's "His Dark Materials" fantasy…
Dimension Films has acquired distribution to teen sketch comedy "Parental Guidance Suggested," starring Frankie Muniz, Jamie Kennedy and Matthew Lillard.
MTV Films' David Gale will segue to MTV Networks' newly created post of exec veep, new media and specialty film content. Gale had previously served as exec veep of MTV Films.