Japanese helmer Hideo Nakata ("Ringu," "Dark Water") will segue from a sequel to "The Ring" at DreamWorks Pictures to an under-$15 million remake of "The Entity" at Fox Searchlight.
AUGUST BLOWOUT Last August, the month’s average wide bow had doubled compared with five years ago, thanks to such hits as “S.W.A.T.,” “Freddy vs. Jason” and “American Wedding.” Today, four…
German media fund VIP has tapped indie film maven and financier Lew Horwitz as a consultant as it moves to expand its position in the international film industry.
With the country focused this week on the Democratic National Convention, those in Hollywood may have felt a bit left out. Cursed by Pacific Daylight Time, only political junkies with TVs in their…
Nielsen EDI Australia managing director Peter Wilkinson retires Sunday after 28 years in the film biz.
Brushing aside this week's criticism from funders, Montreal World Film Festival execs on Thursday announced early details of its lineup. Event runs Aug. 26-Sept. 6.
The early, B&W-tinged moments of Pablo Carbonell's "Tuna and Chocolate" showing teams of fisherman sweating and tugging at nets full of fish may suggest an update of Visconti's "La Terra Trema," but…
Gay meller shows a whole gaggle of friends and acquaintances discussing the central couple's relationship, but in the process pic gets away from the open emotionalism of the couple involved. DV-shot…
Malaysia's Film Censorship Board has given "The Passion of the Christ" a U rating, uncut, opening it up to all ages, but has slapped on a surprise restriction: You have to be a Christian to see it.
Is there such a thing as too many thrills? Touchstone's historical thriller "The Village," the latest from M. Night Shyamalan, unspools ultrawide at 3,730 theaters and Paramount's remake of political…
Swordplay costumer based on manga about a young girl assassin, "Azumi" reps Ryuhei Kitamura's first foray into studio production. Centering mayhem is teenybopper idol Aya Ueto who, like some…