After specialty arm Focus Features sent out the noir pic "Hollywoodland" last weekend to gain pole position in fall's derby for more serious films, parent studio Universal is rolling out its own…
Fox Warner Chile's first local release "El rey de los huevones" (The King of Idiots) has reigned over the box office since it opened two weeks ago (Aug. 31).
"Pirates" has finally walked the plank, but not before crossing the golden $1 billion mark in worldwide box office. The nine-week dominance of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" at the…
Renny Harlin's teen supernatural thriller "The Covenant," from Sony's Screen Gems genre label, grabbed the No. 1 spot at a soft box office over the weekend, conjuring up an estimated $9 million from…
Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" should propel 2006 foreign B.O. past last year's $7.9 billion for pics from Hollywood's major studios.
The box office is starting to get serious. Focus Features is sending out its R-rated, Adrien Brody-starring gumshoe pic "Hollywoodland" on 1,548 screens. Strategy echoes the Universal shingle's…
Box office in the main territories of Western Europe will rise by 38% to E4.63 billion ($5.9 billion) by 2010, with digital exhibition the major contributing factor, according to a bullish report…
Japanese disaster pic "The Sinking of Japan" opened at No. 1 in South Korea with $3.2 million in its first four days. Haul ranks as the second-highest opening for a Japanese film in Korea, trailing…
"Invincible" still can't be beat. Disney's sports drama declined a modest 30% and held onto the no. 1 spot for the second weekend in a row, as wide openers "Crank" and "The Wicker Man" both failed to…
German film producers have recovered their optimism following a disappointing year in 2005 and are now expecting rising revenues this year and an increase in activity in the near future.
Under the iron hand of its polarizing left-wing prexy Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has been doing its darndest to boost its local film industry -- and make Hollywood pay dearly to do business there.