Indian production house UTV Group is to throw $6 million, whopping by local standards, into Bollywood project "Lakshya," starring Amitabh Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan.
The B.O. spoils were shared fairly widely in a generally buoyant frame last weekend with "Pirates of the Caribbean" conquering parts of Europe, "American Wedding" the toast of Germany and the U.K…
For the second straight weekend, "Pirates of the Caribbean" ruled the high seas abroad and in its soph sessions fought off challenges from rookies "American Wedding" in Spain and "Lara Croft Tomb…
"Finding Nemo" became the top-grossing toon of all time and New Line's slasher sequel "Freddy vs. Jason" took the No. 1 slot for a second straight frame with $13.5 million despite a 63% drop.
When Japanese media execs saw Zhang Yimou's action epic "Hero" during an invitation-only premiere last December in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, they were neither awed by the presence of…
As the summer holidays wind down in Europe, audiences rediscovered the moviegoing habit last week, gravitating to "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the "American Pie" and "Lara Croft" sequels.
$6 Billion Run Last year, the annual B.O. hit $6 billion in mid-August, the earliest ever. To date, this year’s total B.O. is slightly behind last year’s but shows signs of crossing the mark…
Bollywood's first sci-fi pic, "Koi Mil Gaya" (Found Someone), starring Hrithik Roshan, has taken $3.2 million in India, the U.S. and the U.K. in its first week, giving the industry its first real…
The German film industry saw its highest B.O. market share in five years thanks to "Good Bye Lenin!," yet exhibs' takings have suffered from a slump in ticket sales.
The summer season abroad is finishing on a high note, buoyed by "Pirates of the Caribbean," the sequels to "American Pie" and "Lara Croft" and muscular holdover biz for "Terminator 3: Rise of the…
It was ship ahoy as "Pirates of the Caribbean" hoisted its flag in France, Spain, Belgium and Holland over the weekend, while "American Wedding" partied in the U.K.