That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Update: NBC and ABC said today they will carry President Obama's news conference on Wednesday, as well as CBS. Fox did not air Obama's last press…
Saudi Arabia's burgeoning film industry has been dealt a blow with the last-minute cancellation of the fourth Jeddah Film Festival.
Global production powerhouse Endemol has secured its first European commission for gameshow "The Whole 19 Yards."
Russian aficionados of Quentin Tarantino will get a chance to see the director's cut of his World War II revenge epic "Inglourious Basterds" in August, following a decision by Universal Pictures…
Drastic funding cuts to the arts planned by the Silvio Berlusconi government prompted Italy's film community on Monday to stage a protest in front of parliament with some industryites threatening a…
Updated Forty years ago, Variety declared the Apollo 11 moon landing the "Greatest Show Off Earth," dispatching writer Martin Caidin to capture the scene in Cocoa Beach and Houston. "Never has there…
Gritty Brit helmer Ken Loach has pulled his pic "Looking for Eric" from the Melbourne Intl. Film Fest, where it was due to screen twice, saying he could not support an event that has accepted funding…
Koji Yakusho ("Memoirs of a Geisha," "Shall We Dance?") has joined the cast of Takashi Miike's "Thirteen Assassins," a remake of a 1963 hit samurai actioner helmed by Eiichi Kudo.
Peruvian actress Magaly Solier, who broke through toplining Berlin Golden Bear winner "La Teta asustada," will co-star in "Amador," the next film by Fernando Leon ("Princesses," "Mondays in the Sun").
Taiwanese pic "No puedo vivir sin ti" won the Grand Prize at the Skip City Intl. D-Cinema Festival, which unspooled July 10-20 at the Skip City media complex in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture.