The first movie shot in the Maori language -- "Te Tangata Whai Rawa o Weneti," an adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" -- wraps next month.
Universal Pictures is planning to release a U-rated version -- meaning acceptable for all audiences -- of its smash hit "Billy Elliot" in Blighty. The film, distribbed via UIP, has grossed more than…
Winning a bidding a war with Bill Mechanic's still unnamed shingle, 20th Century Fox has paid mid-six figures for the spec script "Triple Take," penned by Shaina Carol.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
"Traffic" represents the second film released in 2000 for director Steven Soderbergh, who is fast becoming one of the most prolific A-list filmmakers working in the United States. It is also markedly…
Local natural history award winner "The Great Dance" has become the second-most successful documentary to be released in the country.
Picking up on the momentum built from a successful Cannes premiere, distributor Lions Gate began unreeling E. Elias Merhige's "Shadow of the Vampire" in Hollywood screening rooms in late summer…
The competition lineup of the 2001 Sundance Film Festival will cover "a spectrum that is broader than it's ever been," per fest topper Geoffrey Gilmore, encompassing more digitally shot, low-budget…
Only two years ago, "Shakespeare in Love" and "Elizabeth" were competing for best picture. Well, if you buy the premise of the Academy favoring lush period pieces set in Europe -- especially those…
The Swedish Film Institute has greenlit Danish director Eddie Thomas Petersen's second "Tsatsiki" film, based on Monica Nilsson-Brannstrom's children's books.
David Arquette fears no spider: The thesp is in final negotiations to topline "Arach Attack" for Centropolis Entertainment. Financed for $30 million by Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros.…
"The Dish," "The Wog Boy" "Looking for Alibrandi," and "Chopper" have helped propel Australian films this year to an all-time B.O. peak in their home market. Cause to celebrate? Yes, but any…