The upcoming Venice Film Festival is shaping up as an especially strong edition, with a slew of hot titles secured more than three months in advance of its Aug. 31 start.
Tunisian director Mourad Ben Cheikh started shooting his timely documentary "No More Fear" -- which unspools in Cannes as a special screening on Friday -- on Jan. 14, the day President Zine…
Italian state film entity Istituto Luce and Argentina's national film outfit, Incaa, have unveiled the first projects selected to tap into the joint fund they launched at the latest Latin American…
Italian first-time director Alice Rohrwacher takes a swipe at the Catholic Church's indoctrination in the country's south in her Directors' Fortnight entry, "Corpo Celeste." But the scathing drama…
Sales are heating up on Italo helmer Nanni Moretti's competition player "We Have a Pope," which Fandango Portobello expects to close out by the end of the Cannes market.
Amber Entertainment has optioned American author Donna Leon's "Acqua Alta," the fifth in her series of 17 bestselling mysteries set in Venice, Italy, looking to start a franchise centered around the…
After launching a joint film fund in 2009, the Italian and Brazilian film industries have announced four co-productions between the two countries, including new projects by a pair of auteurs who are…
Abel Ferrara will be feted by the Locarno Film Festival with its Swisscom Leopard of Honor for career achievement.
Italian producer Domenico Procacci is going out on a limb with "Diaz -- Don't Clean Up This Blood."
Film journo and documaker Gideon Bachmann is launching Vox Humana -- the Voice Bank, an archive of interviews with directors such as Federico Fellini, Andrei Tarkovsk and Pierpaolo Pasolini, spanning…
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%