The quirks of the calendar proved a welcome gift for the boxoffice, as the three-day totals soared 34% over last year and the extended holiday — with Christmas landing on a Tuesday — meant that…
It should come as no surprise that the 8-week-old writers strike hasn't rattled the share prices of major showbiz congloms. In fact, they've barely budged since the day the strike began Nov. 5.
G.P. Sippy, producer of Bollywood blockbuster "Sholay" (Flames), died Dec. 25 in Mumbai. He was 93.
Peter Berg is in talks to take the directing reins on the Tom Cruise starrer "Edwin A. Salt" for Columbia Pictures.
Pat Kirkwood, actress from the golden age of the pre-war British musicals, died Dec. 25 in Ilkley, U.K. She was 86 and was suffering from Alzheimer's Disease.
Canada's Peace Arch Entertainment expects to close a deal to take over London-based ContentFilm within six weeks, company execs said Wednesday. Peace Arch late last week fielded a £34.8 million…
In Miami, there will be a battle royal on New Year's Eve, with four big parties luring stars and celebrants. Jennifer Hudson will host the Setai Hotel's "Beyond Paradise" bash. . .
"Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" earned ¥10.9 billion ($96.5 million) to top the Japanese foreign box office for 2007, according to figures compiled by Bunka Tsushin magazine.
Nomination ballots for the 2007 Academy Awards were mailed Wednesday to the 5,829 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts Sciences.
Titles by middle-aged talent and first-time helmers dominate the feature film category of the 39th Hungarian Film Week running Jan. 29-Feb. 5 in Budapest.