Mmabatho Ramagoshi, council chairperson of South Africa's National Film and Video Foundation, is a woman with a mission. The government set up the NFVF in the mid-90s, and gave it the task of…
With Nelson Mandela turning 95 and hospitalized in South Africa, The Weinstein Co. has released the first official U.S. trailer for “Long Walk to Freedom.” “He was public enemy No. 1,” the first…
The Writers Guild of America has selected the JW Marriott at L.A. Live and the Edison Ballroom in New York City as the venues for its simultaneous Feb. 1 awards presentations.
Barry Rothbart may be a funny guy, but he's not joking when he says he auditioned for Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" three times before realizing who the director was.
“Waiting for Superman” director Davis Guggenheim has started shooting a feature-length documentary on 15-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, with Walter Parkes and Laurie…
Paris-based EuropaCorp has confirmed that Morgan Freeman is set to star opposite Scarlett Johansson in Luc Besson’s actioner “Lucy.” EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert also confirmed Universal has…
"Rigor Mortis," a vampire horror tale that marks the directorial debut of Hong Kong singer and actor Juno Mak, is scaring up business ahead of a high profile fall premiere.
The opening of “Fruitvale Station” on the same weekend as the Trayvon Martin trial concluded was certainly not planned. But the similarity of the two high-profile shootings was a potent reminder for…
ROME — The Doha Film Institute is forging ahead with its new Ajyal Film Festival for the Young, which will run Nov. 26-30 with hundreds of kids from the region as jurors. Five-day kiddie shindig…
Wall Street’s bullishness over prospects for Jennifer Lawrence’s “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” has helped boost Lionsgate stock to a record high. One analyst predicted that the worldwide box…