With the 38th Toronto Film Festival at the halfway point, Harvey Weinstein has raised hopes for a high-powered finish following his company's $7 million deal for writer-director John Carney's "Can a…
South African heist thriller "iNumber Number" has been picked up for international distribution by Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
French gamemaker Ubisoft enlisted some outside help as it looked to launch "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" as a potential film franchise starring Tom Hardy.
President Obama has canceled his upcoming trip to California amidst the looming prospect of U.S. military intervention in Syria, a White House official confirmed. The trip was to include a fundraiser…
HONG KONG – Arclight Films, the Sydney and Los Angeles-based sales and finance company, has picked up sales rights to the massive Hollywood Classics library across much of Asia. Arclight will handle…
In an ironic way, toymaker Hasbro is helping Randall Emmett and George Furla grow up.
The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort…
LONDON — Net profit at Bertelsmann, Europe's biggest media company, rose 11% to €306 million ($405 million) in the first six months of this year. Revenue dropped 1.9% to €7.43 billion ($9.8 billion)…
What does one of the greatest film franchises of all-time have in common with the world's largest coffee shop chain? That would be George Lucas. The "Star Wars" creator invested almost $10 million in…
The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer.