With the Oct. 1 deadline fast approaching, a slew of countries have unveiled their films vying for nominations in Oscar's foreign-language category.
Newmarket Films has acquired U.S. rights to director Jon Amiel's "Creation," starring Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, and plans a December release.
Dark thriller "Terribly Happy" has been tapped as Denmark's hope for a nomination in Oscar's foreign language category.
A big-budgeted TV event movie about the doomed flight of the Hindenburg is taking flight in Germany with an international cast that includes Stacy Keach, Greta Scacchi and Lauren Lee Smith ("CSI").
New York-based venture capital fund GC Corp. has entered Europe's film market, taking a 25% stake in Barcelona production house Zip Films.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. It's been light posting, as I am still a bit under the weather… Old Glory: Chuck Norris calls on tea partiers to stop using the American flag…
French toon production shingle Tele Images Kids has inked a deal with San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker to develop "Basketball Adventures," an animated basketball series using his image.
Two Uruguayan filmmakers, Federico Veiroj and thesp-turned-helmer Daniel Hendler, shared top kudos at San Sebastian Film Festival's 16th Films in Progress showcase of rough-cut Latin American pics.
Platinum Studios has joined forces with producer Tony Krantz to develop a live-action feature from Platinum Studios graphic novel "Mal Chance," with Scott Murphy to adapt.
Speculation about the Disney power pyramid has brought up this over-riding question: Is the job of "studio chief" an anachronism?
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$255.2M Disney 26.88%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.7M Cumulative:$148.5M Paramount Pictures 28.38%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$18.5M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.30%