UltraStar Cinemas, a U.S.-owned exhib, is joining forces with China’s Letian Entertainment to deliver more than 40 digital movie theaters to Chinese audiences by 2016, the companies announced on…
Emerging writers, rejoice! Universal Studios has created a new program just for you. With terms approved by the Writers Guild of America West, the studio announced a fellowship for new scribes on…
HONG KONG — Cambodian-born auteur Rithy Panh has been named as "Asian Filmmaker of the Year" by the Busan int'l film festival. He will receive his commendation during the 18th edition of the festival…
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…
LOCARNO — Mexico City-based Interior 13, a lynchpin of Mexico's left-of-field art-house scene both as a production and distribution house, is set to produce "I Promise Anarchy," Julio Hernandez…
At age 78, you continue to be superbly prolific (an astonishing 48 films), but even your most ardent admirers fail to appreciate two other qualities about you.
Citing strong contributions from all its businesses, Lionsgate has reported earnings of $13.6 million, or 10 cents a share, for its first quarter ended June 30, compared to a loss of $44.2 million…
Fox Star Studios is looking to expand elsewhere in India, signing a two-pic deal with Tamil producer C.V. Kumar (“Pizza”) and his Thirukumaran Entertainment. The pact with Kumar comprises pics…
Spike Lee’s Kickstarter campaign has hit the half-million dollar mark, thanks largely to New York Knicks supporters stepping up. As of noon PDT Thursday, Lee had received 26 pledges of $10,000 in…
Rose Byrne is talks to join the cast of Sony’s remake of “Annie,” playing Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks’ assistant Grace. Sources close to Byrne say the talks are early on in the process but that both…
Social activist Grace Lee Boggs is the sort of feisty, irresistible camera subject that will lend this lively and intelligent documentary a decent fest profile.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- John Madden on Releasing Jessica Chastain Political Thriller ‘Miss Sloane’ in Trump era U.S.
- Playback: Dev Patel on ‘Lion’ and Diversity’s Double-Edged Sword
- ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Silence,’ ‘Stranger Things’ Among AFI Awards Official Selections
- Last Year’s Oscar Winners, This Year’s Contenders Land Grammy Nominations