Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" should propel 2006 foreign B.O. past last year's $7.9 billion for pics from Hollywood's major studios.
The box office is starting to get serious. Focus Features is sending out its R-rated, Adrien Brody-starring gumshoe pic "Hollywoodland" on 1,548 screens. Strategy echoes the Universal shingle's…
Box office in the main territories of Western Europe will rise by 38% to E4.63 billion ($5.9 billion) by 2010, with digital exhibition the major contributing factor, according to a bullish report…
Japanese disaster pic "The Sinking of Japan" opened at No. 1 in South Korea with $3.2 million in its first four days. Haul ranks as the second-highest opening for a Japanese film in Korea, trailing…
"Invincible" still can't be beat. Disney's sports drama declined a modest 30% and held onto the no. 1 spot for the second weekend in a row, as wide openers "Crank" and "The Wicker Man" both failed to…
Under the iron hand of its polarizing left-wing prexy Hugo Chavez, Venezuela has been doing its darndest to boost its local film industry -- and make Hollywood pay dearly to do business there.
German film producers have recovered their optimism following a disappointing year in 2005 and are now expecting rising revenues this year and an increase in activity in the near future.
It truly has been a swashbuckler summer. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" has dominated international markets as only half a dozen other films have -- "Titanic," the final two of "The…
As summer comes to a close, two new genre pics will be gunning for the No. 1 spot. "The Wicker Man," which Warner Bros. is distributing for Alcon Entertainment, seems to have the edge based on…
A pic based on real events, "Sonar no cuesta nada" (To Dream Costs Nothing), is outpacing "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" in Colombia as auds opt for Rodrigo Triana's…