The Orchard has acquired all North American distribution rights to Taika Waititi’s “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” for just under $2 million. There will be a traditional theatrical release. The…
A young orphan and his very reluctant keeper "go bush" on the lam from authorities in "Hunt for the Wilderpeople."
Out of his isolated roots in New Zealand, Sam Neill has emerged as a multifaceted actor, able to tackle villainous roles ("The Piano," "The Tudors"), heroic ones ("Jurassic Park"), and those in…
Taika Waititi is in negotiations to direct “Thor: Ragnarok,” the third installment in Marvel’s “Thor” franchise. The New Zealand native helmed several episodes of the TV series “Flight of the…
Sam Neill and young "Paper Planes" star Julian Dennison have joined the cast of "Hunt For the Wilderpeople," which is directed by hot New Zealand director Taika Waititi, who scored an international…
A mock documentary about Wellington vampires, "What We Do in the Shadows" begins with a title card jokingly crediting the pic to "the New Zealand Documentary Board" — the first and nearly the last…
Gallic toon "Ernest and Celestine" nabbed the top award at the New York Intl. Children's Film Festival, with 'Starry Starry Night' and 'Wolf Children' winning audience awards.
The Berlinale has added "The Crash Reel," by British filmmaker Lucy Walker, to its official lineup.
The 2012 Black List was compiled from the suggestions of over 290 film executives, each of whom contributed the names of up to 10 of their favorite scripts that were written or are somehow uniquely…
MTV's Brit import "Inbetweeners" will debut at 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 20.
ROTTERDAM -- No-one at CineMart is saying the crisis is over, yet it's hard to find a glum producer at the Rotterdam Film Festival's co-production market, which wrapped Wednesday with awards to a…