When Adam Sandler strode onstage at the Jubilee Theater in Las Vegas last week for the ShoWest premiere of "Anger Management," exhibs lapped up his schtick about the makings of the madcap comedy.
Brian Rosen, producer and incoming chief exec of Australia's Film Finance Corp., has set lofty goals for his new job.
Much like Alex, the character he plays in the surprise Teutonic hit "Good Bye Lenin!", Daniel Bruehl finds himself in the center of a tale that gets bigger as it unfolds.
South Korea's largest distribs are refusing to release ticket sales information for top-10 box office charts -- claiming the rankings don't accurately reflect business performance.
Continental Europeans don't have a tradition of attending American musicals, and that's proving to be a marketing challenge for "Chicago," despite its 13 Oscar noms, sundry awards and glitzy cast.
South African paybox M-Net will give an African director the opportunity to produce a $100,000 feature in an attempt to promote commercially viable filmmaking in Africa.
The first South African short film festival will be held March 14 to 17 in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.
$$$ -- The Universal language. And the reason oil billionaire Marvin Davis and a white-shoe investor group are itching to buy U, take it public and merge it with a partner like NBC.
Georges Remi, alias Herge, the Belgian cartoonist behind famous comicbook globetrotter Tintin, died in Brussels on March 3, 1983, at the age of 75.
Taiwan's oldest and largest studio, the Central Motion Picture Corp., which had been suffering from financial difficulties, has announced an ambitious slate of pics for 2003 including three…