Cape Town's Labia Theater is the first in South Africa to dedicate a screen to local and African movies.
Who'd have thought? Fox's animated cat beat BVI's medieval knights in Austria and master spy Matt Damon in Hong Kong last weekend. And in another unpredictable result, hitman Tom Cruise, debuting in…
The stars will be out in force at the 29th Toronto Film Festival, which will kick off Sept. 9.
Helena Solberg's "Vida de menina" (Girl's Life) and Joel Zito Araujo's "Filhas do vento" (Daughters of the Wind) split most of the awards at Brazil's local movie showcase, the 32nd Gramado Film…
Less than a year after parking their production shingle at Disney, marketing vets and NRG co-founders Joe Farrell and Catherine Paura have set up a third feature, this time at MGM.
While the bankruptcy of Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures was making big news in the U.S. last week, another Franchise-connected operation entered financial receivership.
Toronto and New York-based distribution company ThinkFilm has raised an eight-figure sum in a private placement underwritten by the Canadian investment firms Covington Capital Corp. and Dynamic…
Spanish distrib Sogepaq has sold Venice competition title "The Sea Within" (Mar adentro), by Alejandro Amenabar, to Japanese distributor Pony Canyon.
Fuji TV and Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan will acquire and distribute Hong Kong action-comedy star Stephen Chow's "Kung Fu Hustle" for local release in mid-January.
In Jerry Weintraub's view, God is a not only a woman, but a talkshow host. Weintraub and Warner Bros. have set Ellen DeGeneres to star in a remake of the 1977 comedy "Oh, God!" DeGeneres will play…