Norwegian pics are clicking with local auds, delivering a 20% box office market share, with seven local films in the top 20, according to theater owners' org Film & Kino.
A shift in distribution dominates the conversation
LONDON -- Denmark has chosen "Superclasico" to be its entry in the foreign-language film category of the Oscars.
"Le Havre," directed, written and produced by Aki Kaurismaki, will rep Finland in the foreign-language film Oscar race.
LONDON -- Starlight Runner CEO Jeff Gomez will present the keynote speech at London's Cross-Media Forum on Oct. 11.
The BBC and BAFTA have tapped thesp Stephen Fry as host of the British Academy Film Awards on Feb. 12 at London's Royal Opera House.
LONDON -- The BBC has moved into its purpose-built drama production center in Cardiff, Wales.
Dustin Hoffman has recruited a cast of top-tier British thesps to join the previously announced Maggie Smith and Tom Courtenay for his directorial debut, "Quartet."
French shingles find success with mid-range English-language dramas
A quartet of countries have unveiled their submissions for consideration in Oscar's foreign language film race.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$53.1M Warner Brothers 8.39%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.8M Cumulative:$37.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation 25.59%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$55.5M Universal Pictures 30.22%