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…
Distributor Paladin has picked up New Zealand hit "Boy" for U.S. distribution in the fourth quarter of this year.
An attempt to infuse an earnest piece of comicbook lore with an irreverent, tongue-in-cheek sensibility yields decidedly mixed results in "Green Lantern."
Daniel Henney has signed with Jackson-Medavoy Entertainment for management.