Egyptian shingle Good News has another hit on its hands with the blockbuster opening of laffer "Morgan Ahmed Morgan." Pic, which stars Egyptian comic Adel Imam, saw 40,000 admissions on its first day…
Never has Independence Day been such a picnic for the film biz. DreamWorks and Paramount's "Transformers" made July 4 box office history with an estimated Wednesday take of $29.1 million that easily…
Michael Moore may have few qualms about visiting Cuba, but Iran has proved a step too far. Helmer has turned down an invitation to visit the Iran Intl. Documentary Festival, which unspools Oct. 15-19…
Auds abroad are still keen on American pop culture, but Hollywood should brace for growing resistance to its wares in some markets -- particularly those with a strong Muslim base.
George Ratliff's "Joshua" took the grand jury prize for best feature film at the first Gen Art Chicago Film Festival. Kurt Kuenne won for his short film "Validation."
The Irish Film Board is introducing new arrangements designed to enable producers financed by the IFB to share in revenues from their film and TV projects, while still allowing the board to recoup…
Margaret Hodge has replaced Shaun Woodward as film minister as part of the ongoing shake-up of central government heralded by Gordon Brown's recent arrival as prime minister.
The German government may be a stickler when it comes to shooting at sacred war memorials, but it's happy to provide cash for Bryan Singer's WWII project "Valkyrie," starring Tom Cruise.
The first Kansai Intl. Film Festival will take place in Osaka from Aug. 24 to 26, organizers have announced.
Sweden's total box office gross for 2006 was up 7% to 1.2 billion kroner ($178 million) on ticket sales up 5% to 15,293,118, according to figures presented by the Swedish Film Institute on Wednesday.
New Line Cinema is getting in bed with HBO on "Sex and the City." After much foreplay, the movie version of the long-running HBO series is gearing for a fall start, with New Line near a deal to…