Every cloud - even Spain's beleaguered film production sector - has a silver lining. Despite the economic crisis, the number of international shoots is growing in Spain. There's a main reason behind…
As much as 2012 crowned French cinema with commercial and critical hits like "The Artist" and "The Intouchables," which powered international biz, this year's Berlin and Cannes markets revealed a…
Spanish co-producer Adrian Guerra has created an innovative funding scheme for the Sean Penn starrer "The Gunman," tapping into the country's tax breaks to benefit the local industry.
Sean Penn appears ready to take on just about anything in the first photo from "The Gunman," which began shooting Tuesday in Barcelona, Spain, with Pierre Morel directing.
Pathe has released the first U.K. trailer for “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” starring Idris Elba as Nelson Mandela, six months before its Jan. 3 opening. The trailer starts with Elba and a group of…
Like David Letterman, Jon Stewart and Chris Rock -- all recruited to add to the Oscars' hipness quotient -- Seth MacFarlane has relatively little to gain in trying to solve the telecast's age-old…
All kinds brew in debut stew
Warner Bros. has acquired feature film rights to Joshua Davis' recent Wired Magazine article "John McAfee's Last Stand" and tapped the "Crazy Stupid Love" team of John Requa and Glenn Ficarra to…
Jules Chaikin, lead trumpet with the big bands of Stan Kenton and Les Brown, studio musician, music contractor and contributor to film scores, died of heart failure on Nov. 23 in Cabo San Lucas…
When XYZ Films set up shop in mid-2008, the economy was in free fall and traditional sources of independent film financing were scarce.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar