British producer Cameron Mackintosh has announced plans to stage shows such as "Les Miserables," "Phantom of the Opera" and "My Fair Lady" in China.
Markets & Festivals
Jodie Foster vigilante drama "The Brave One" rode a soft opening to win the weekend crown at the domestic box office, but the frame's real action came in the specialty race, where David Cronenberg's…
German arthouse theaters are riding on an upwind, according to a study by national funding org FFA.
Co-productions involving France, Switzerland, Ireland and the U.K. have been included in the latest allocation round of German film funding body Filmstiftung NRW.
Lensing is under way in Hong Kong on Singaporean helmer Kelvin Tong's "Rule Number One," after a quick change of investors.
The makeover of Ovation continues, with the net slotting skein "Art & the City" for an Oct. 7 bow.
U.S. distrib rights to "Bill," a comedy helmed by tyros Melisa Wallack and Bernie Goldmann, went to First Look Studios in the final stretch of the Toronto film fest. Deal is valued at north of $3…
A young romantic trails a gamine around Strasbourg in "In the City of Sylvia," a finely tuned meditation on looking and longing in which auteur Jose Luis Guerin brings the same keen attention to…
USA is psyched about "Psych," ordering a third season of the drama.
During the Vietnam War, the only Hollywood picture to directly broach the subject for many years was John Wayne's "The Green Berets." Unlike that era, important directors have been rushing to get…
For 10 days each year, Toronto is the center of the film universe. But the festival has slowly been expanding, making Toronto a year-round event.