South Africa's continued popularity as a film production venue, despite the rand's substantial gains against the dollar, helped to lift Sasani's results for the year ended in June.
The skull-and-crossbones flew atop the overseas B.O. for the sixth consecutive weekend as "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" amassed an estimated $19 million in 43 markets…
BBC Worldwide and Germany's Greenlight Media are coming up from the oceans in "Blue Planet" and advancing on "Planet Earth" as the potential second theatrical doc in their co-production deal for five…
On the set of an American Midwestern town constructed on the lot of Copenhagen's Film City -- the largest set ever built in Denmark -- Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is ready to start principal…
After a television showrunning hiatus, scribes Brandon Camp and Mike Thompson have returned to the feature film arena, selling a spec script thriller about a 911 operator to Columbia.
Sogecable distribution house Sogepaq has acquired international rights to San Sebastian competish player "Te doy mis ojos" (Take My Eyes). The third feature by Spanish thesp-helmer Iciar Bollain…
Scott Nemes has been hired at Cathy Konrad's Konrad Pictures as senior VP production.
Director Peter Jackson is eyeing Naomi Watts to follow in the footsteps of Fay Wray and become the obsession of the giant ape in "King Kong." Jackson has offered the lead role to Watts for…
MTV Films Europe prexy Jonathan Zilli has confirmed that industry vet Ele Juarez's film production shingle, Intuition Films, will be its exclusive rep as it pushes into branded feature film…
A couple of limited releases keying on quality perfs by talent turned in quality perfs at the box office this weekend, and the suddenly busy Focus Features was behind both pics.
America's biggest theater chain is cracking down on onscreen violence -- in its lobbies.