It doesn't happen often that an American colossus like Viacom sets its sights on an Italian animation studio -- and then, rather than snapping it up outright, agrees to purchase just a minority stake.
Is unrest in the Arab world causing a production freeze in the Middle East?
Monica Bellucci is set to topline "Rhinos Season," Iranian helmer Bahman Ghobadi's follow-up to arthouse hit "No One Knows About Persian Cats."
Two years after its launch in Italy, Fox Intl. Channels' Fox Retro station is proving a top draw on Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox, leading to the likely launch of FIC's vintage skeins station…
The Venice Film Festival is finally making a push to become more competitively priced and user-friendly.
Italo A-list actor Stefano Accorsi is developing "Versus," a high-profile thriller centered around the contempo international jewel heist gang known as the Pink Panthers.
Remakes are ringing up box office gold in Europe, prompting a proliferation of local hits being redone for neighboring markets and causing some curious cases of cross-pollination.
Italy's Vivo Film will produce a documentary about former Formula 1 driver Alex Zanardi, who became an icon when he returned to competitive racing after losing his legs in a crash.
Italy's Atlantyca Ent., licenser of multi-million dollar kiddie TV series "Geronimo Stilton," is merging with prominent Milan-based children's publishing outfit Dreamfarm in a move aimed at…
Italian prime minister and media mogul Silvio Berlusconi will stand trial April 6 on charges he paid for sex with an underage nightclub dancer and abused his power to cover it up.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%