Disney has selected “Kon-Tiki” helmers Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg for the directing duties for “Pirates Of The Caribbean 5.” Disney is in final negotiations for the Norwegian duo to come on…
Glenn Close made a surprise appearance April 5 at the Explorer's Club in Gotham, where the Weinstein Company was holding a lunch for the makers of the Oscar-nommed “Kon-Tiki.” “I have been to Gabon…
The Weinstein Co. will open Norwegian historical drama "Kon-Tiki" in the U.S. on April 26. “Kon-Tiki" was nominated in this year’s foreign-language film Oscar contest, won by “Amour.” TWC acquired…
Norwegian hit "Kon-Tiki," released by TWC in the States, set sail in Germany with a splashy premiere on March 6 at Berlin's Kino International.
The historical seafaring epic "Kon-Tiki" may be the first Oscar-nommed film to shoot identical scenes in two languages, in this case Norwegian and English — with its makers hoping a duplicate…
Each of the five Oscar foreign-language film nominees exist because dedicated producers fought to get the pics prepped, finished and out to the public.
Before accepting his Intl. Filmmaker of the Year award from Variety at the Mill Valley film fest last fall, director Ang Lee told the crowd, "You become the film you're making."
Using Hollywood math, Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg's sumptuous "Kon-Tiki" -- about Thor Heyerdahl's harrowing expedition across the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft to prove Polynesia was settled…
Espen Sandberg and Joachim Ronning's "Kon-Tiki" will open the Goteborg Film Festival, which unspools Jan. 25 to Feb. 4.
If sharks were camels and the Pacific was a desert, the Norwegian adventure "Kon-Tiki" could be "Lawrence of Arabia." It has a dashing blond hero with penetrating blue eyes. And it has the kind of…