When "Titanic" first sailed the world in 1997, perhaps its most astonishing box office feat was taking 67% of its $1.8 billion worldwide tally from overseas, a phenomenon that would stand as a unique…
When FilmDistrict picked up remake rights to "Red Dawn" from MGM, the distrib knew it had to make some uniform changes -- specifically, it saw the need to change the antagonists' Chinese army…
Like many of his compatriots, 26-year-old Saudi producer Mohammed Al Turki could have played it safe and stayed in the oil and gas business -- after all, Al Turki, who since 2010 has had a hand in…
'Amour' marks departure for talent known for dystopian world view
American and British Internet-delivered TV users may become more involved in the funding of their favorite content, according to a study by management consulting firm Accenture.
Streaming is getting into the act as well. Apples iTunes Store extended part of its reach last week into Russia and India -- and Turkey, Indonesia and South Africa, too -- offering digital movies in…
The old rubric that Hollywood comedies don't travel well overseas used to be a handy excuse to not even bother trying.
Foreign-lingo pix examine oppression in myriad ways
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but overseas, a twist is worth a few more, as studios entice international moviegoers to head to the local megaplex. Variety looks at what strategies the…
The Dec. 3 benefit concert perf of "Assassins" at Studio 54 raised the roof with thunderous applause, as well as "over $850,000," said Roundabout Theater's Thomas Tuft, who praised artistic director…
Gallic alpine village hosts hot co-production market and boosts profiles of Euro features.