Jack Black is in talks to star in the Ben Stiller-directed laffer "Tropic Thunder" for DreamWorks Pictures. Stiller's shingle Red Hour Films is producing.
Pan-European cinema chain Kinepolis Group Intl. has announced healthy 2006 results, driven by increased cinema attendance and higher margins.
Local pics are holding a 62.1% market share in the year to date, though overall admissions are falling short of last year.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will honor Paramount Pictures honcho Rob Moore at its 33rd annual Dinner of Champions Sept. 24 at the Century Plaza Hotel.
Wong Kar Wai, who has already committed to three pics, has added another to his busy schedule.
Aussie production company Screentime is beefing up its drama department, announcing Peter Gawler will become head of drama development.
Sony Pictures has teamed up with Ster-Kinekor Home Entertainment and Nokia for the release of the first mobile-phone compatible movie in South Africa.
The sixth Tribeca Film Festival will host 75 world premieres, with lineups aimed at striking a balance between films made in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Who-ville is getting more crowded. A batch of thesps have joined the voice cast of CGI toon "Horton Hears a Who," starring Jim Carrey and Steve Carell.
Oscar winners "The Departed" and "Happy Feet" will both be available to German auds this summer, via an agreement between Warner Bros. and Alice, the video-on-demand service that has been revving up…
Distribs and exhibs at ShoWest Monday showed up for a morning digital cinema seminar and got an extra wakeup call in the bargain.
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