Local rights owners used a rare lull in the tide of Hollywood summer blockbusters to distribute a clutch of Hong Kong movies -- to mixed effect.
Koch Lorber Films and Red Envelope Entertainment have jointly acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to the French film "La Naissance des pieuvres" (Water Lilies).
The inaugural Cinema Digital Seoul festival, skedded for July 20-27, has announced a 40-title lineup that will be opened by David Lynch's three-hour "Inland Empire."
Canada's leading film distributor is set to be taken over by Toronto-based private equity firm EdgeStone Capital Partners and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs.
Djimon Hounsou is set to star in drama "Get Some," the first film greenlit from the revamped Summit Entertainment. Lensing's set to begin in July in Los Angeles and Florida with Jeff Wadlow directing…
Paramount's "Freedom Writers" and Miramax's "Venus" tied for top feature film honors in this year's Humanitas Prize competish, designed to recognize scribes of works that aim to offer insights into…
Gotham's Museum of Modern Art will mark the 10th anni of Rialto Pictures this summer with a 17-film retrospective. Screening series, which runs July 25-Aug. 10, will feature such films as "Rififi,"…
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Denzel Washington with its Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at the 2007 BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards.
Cate Blanchett starrer "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" will have its world preem at the Toronto Film Festival in September as a Gala presentation, the highest-profile slot at the Canuck fest.
Bob Gazzale has been named the new prexy-chief exec of the American Film Institute. Appointment was made Tuesday by chairman Howard Stringer and the org's board of trustees. Gazzale takes office on…
A U.S. docu about 1937's Rape of Nanking looks to be the first of a wave of pics on the subject to unspool in China this year, the 70th anni of the massacre.
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