Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast of Sony and MRC's “Chappie,” directed by Neill Blomkamp. Story follows a robot named Chappie who is kidnapped by two criminals and becomes the adopted son of a…
Completion guarantor Film Finances Inc. is launching a South African arm to be headed by longtime local Endemol exec Jane Fry. Fry, who spent 15 years at Endemol South Africa and also served as an…
Sony and MRC have agreed to co-produce and co-finance “Elysium” director Neill Blomkamp's next film, “Chappie.” The duo made the announcement on Tuesday. Starring Blomkamp regular Sharlto Copley…
Dev Patel is in early talks to come on board Neill Blomkamp's science-fiction project “Chappie” opposite Sharlto Copley. MRC is financing and Simon Kinberg is producing. Blomkamp is directing from a…
Paul Smith, a jazz pianist, composer, arranger and conductor for such stars as Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Sarah Vaughan, Rosemary Clooney and Anita O'Day, died of heart failure June 29 at…
Motherboard, Vice Media's tech-oriented website, has been forced to delay a competition soliciting sci-fi short stories -- with winning yarn spun into a CGI short film -- after it launched the promo…
Imported movies saw a 90.4% increase in box office revenues in China in the first six months of this year as the easing of the import quota began to make an impact, according to official sources.
Archstone Distribution will launch drama "For the Love of Money" in Los Angeles and New York in June following its premiere in Israel.
Drafthouse Films will open "Bullhead," a nominee for the foreign-language Oscar, on Feb. 17 at eight theaters in Austin, Los Angeles and New York.
Sean Penn, who launched his career nearly three decades ago playing quintessential surfer Jeff Spicoli in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," is in negotiations to tackle surfing icon Dorian "Doc"…