$6 Billion Run Last year, the annual B.O. hit $6 billion in mid-August, the earliest ever. To date, this year’s total B.O. is slightly behind last year’s but shows signs of crossing the mark…
Peter Care has signed on to direct "Bridge and Tunnel" for New Line Cinema. Pic, being produced by Tribeca Films, was penned by Jonathan Greenberg, Jonathan Lisco and C. Jay Cox.
Paramount Pictures has tapped veteran film exec Marc Evans VP of production. During his tenure at the Sony-based shingle, he helped develop thriller "The Price" and "Deus Ex," based on the vidgame.
New York film and TV production is proving immune to nasty weather and a sluggish economy. Overall film, television and commercial location shooting days for the first six months of the year…
One of Mexico's largest exhibs wants to guarantee its auds a good time at the movies. Starting today Cinepolis will select films that it guarantees ticket buyers will enjoy; if not, they get to see…
Dougray Scott will play the lead and Saffron Burrows is in talks to take the co-lead in "Perfect Creature," a vampire pic due to roll soon in New Zealand.
Bo Derek and vet Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan topline the 200 million rupee ($4.33 million) pic "Boom," to be released in India Aug. 29.
Bollywood's first sci-fi pic, "Koi Mil Gaya" (Found Someone), starring Hrithik Roshan, has taken $3.2 million in India, the U.S. and the U.K. in its first week, giving the industry its first real…
"I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" is a comatose "Get Carter" with existential ambitions. Essaying a story similar to that of his 1971 cult classic, helmer Mike Hodges has come up with a consciously…
Irish director Aisling Walsh's "Song for a Raggy Boy," based on Patrick Galvin's novel about a man's fight against the fascist regime of a boarding school in 1939, bagged the Golden Swan at the first…
Strong earnings by Aussie exhib Greater Union and its half-owned distrib Roadshow Films helped propel entertainment, hotel and leisure group Amalgamated Holdings to a net profit of $A30.3 million…