Thailand's Sahamongkolfilm Intl. has struck a low seven figures deal with Germany's Splendid Films for muay thai martial arts actioner "Ong bak 2."
The Weinstein Co. has picked up North American rights to martial arts actioner "Fatal Contact" from Easternlight, the Asian films wing of Oz-U.S. international sales outfit Arclight.
The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday its long-awaited Chinese film "The Magic Gourd" will get a theatrical release this summer through China Film Group Corp.
Chen Kaige is to return to "Farewell My Concubine" territory with "Mei Lan-fang," a biopic of the Peking opera singer. Pic is the highest profile production to date for the Taiwan conglom China…
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up North American distribution rights to "My Blueberry Nights" helmer Wong Kar Wai's upcoming "Ashes of Time Redux."
Former Hobbit Elijah Wood is to star as Iggy Pop in "The Passenger," a biopic of the legendary rocker. "Passenger," which follows Pop's early years with his band the Stooges, is to be helmed by Nick…
Finnish director Timo Vuorensola is to direct a dark comedy about Nazis on the dark side of the moon.
"Happy to be here" was the underlying message from Wong Kar Wai, helmer of opening film "My Blueberry Nights," and his co-stars.
Cinematographer Chris Doyle, who has worked with Wong Kar Wai on half a dozen occasions, says Wong's filmmaking methodology is like a fat man's feet. Even he cannot see what's going on, but somehow…
There's no telling what kind of mess would have occurred had Wong Kar Wai messed up and missed the deadline for completing Cannes opening film "My Blueberry Nights" -- this was always going to be a…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
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The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%