Japan's summer box office fell sharply compared with last year, when local pics powered admissions, but Hollywood pics have continued to perform well.
The top of the Empire State building just got a little more crowded with the arrival of a King Kong-related doc -- "Fay Wray: A Life," directed by Rick McKay, helmer of "Broadway: The Golden Age."
Paul Morrison will direct U.K.-Spanish co-production "Little Ashes," a pic about the young life and loves of Salvador Dali, Luis Bunuel and poet Federico Garcia Lorca.
The Sydney Film Festival has become the first Aussie event with a FIAPF-approved official competition.
Roman Polanski's "Pompeii," the $100 million high-wire act that was levitated early this year and sold in many territories at Cannes before bogging down over location and script problems, lies in…
Martin Scorsese, Steve Martin, Diana Ross, Brian Wilson and pianist Leon Fleisher have been selected to receive this year's Kennedy Center Honors.
The U.K.'s Cinema Exhibitors' Association has appointed Phil Clapp as chief executive.
Mediaset has ponied up a whopping e800 million ($1.1 billion) to secure rights to Warner Bros. and Universal movies and TV shows.
David Schwimmer's directorial debut "Run, Fat Boy, Run" took top spot in Blighty this weekend while "Live Free or Die Hard" and "The Bourne Ultimatum" topped the charts in Spain and Germany.
"Kings," directed by Tom Collins and starring Colm Meaney, has been selected as Ireland's entry for best foreign-language film at next year's Academy Awards.