South Africa's established locations industry got a big lift from the success of Neill Blomkamp's "District 9" in 2009. The film, per Michael Murphey of Kalahari Pictures, which co-produced it, was…
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Botswana's lush, wild Okavango Delta might seem an odd setting for opera buffs.
Jill Scott, most recently seen in HBO's "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency," has signed on to star in the Lifetime telepic "Sins of the Mother."
Southern Africa is emerging as a destination for runaway TV production.
The Weinstein Co. has renewed its exclusive first-look deal with Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella's Mirage banner for another three years.
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