MADRID -- One of Latin America's best-known actors, Diego Luna ("Y tu mama tambien," "Elysium"), is teaming with TV giants Televisa and Colombia's RTI Prods. to adapt one of Latin America's greatest…
South Africa’s National Film and Video Foundation
As South Africa's leading film fest wrapped its 33rd edition, local bizzers were looking ahead with cautious optimism as the young industry continues to find its feet.
As MGM prepares to start production on "RoboCop" and "Carrie" later this year, the studio is going back to the vault again to develop a remake of John Sturges' 1960 Western "The Magnificent Seven"…
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Nearly two decades after the end of apartheid, the South African film industry is still grappling with its legacy as it struggles to bring more black audiences into movie theaters.
Dwayne Johnson is in talks to star in MGM's "Hercules," to be directed by Brett Ratner.
With the success of 2009's "District 9" still fresh in their minds, producers are cherry-picking South African sci-fi properties, making it one of hottest genres this side of Swedish crime fiction.
Director Tyler Perry has tapped Jurnee Smollett to star in Lionsgate's "The Marriage Counselor."
Cape Town -- While the South African film market is maturing, the lack of market research is "one of the biggest problems" facing the local industry, says producer Danie Bester of Film Factory.
"Life, Above All" will be South Africa's entry for the foreign film Oscar.