With tentpoles driving overseas moviegoing, Hollywood majors saw 2008 foreign grosses rise 4% and set a new record of $9.9 billion.
Markets & Festivals
Twentieth Century Fox's Owen Wilson-Jennifer Aniston starrer "Marley and Me" remained best in show at the weekend box office, fetching a winning gross of $24 million from 3,505 runs for a cume of…
"Waltz with Bashir" edged "Happy-Go-Lucky" and "WALL-E" to win the 43rd annual best picture prize from the National Society of Film Critics.
With his future at SAG in question, Screen Actors Guild national exec director Doug Allen has kept pushing hard for a strike authorization from the guild's 120,000 members.
French actress Isabelle Huppert will serve as jury president of the 62nd Festival du Cannes.
Hugh Jackman has removed himself from discussions to star with Catherine Zeta-Jones in "Cleo," a 3-D live action musical which Steven Soderbergh will direct as his next project.
L.A. pubcaster KCET has tapped Sarah Purcell to host "The Time to Care," a weekday talkshow aimed at people responsible for caring for older adults.
Myriad Pictures is reteaming with comicbook publisher Studio 407 to bring the horror series "The Night Projectionist" to the bigscreen.
The Screen Actors Guild is starting 2009 with a civil war raging over a possible strike.
The Christmas box office has turned into a cash cow for a diverse litter of titles, guaranteeing that ticket sales for 2008 will match or exceed last year's record-breaking haul of $9.62 billion.
The Weinstein Co. and Universal Pictures have set a date for Quentin Tarantino's World War II epic "Inglourious Basterds."