Biz in most markets predictably tumbled last weekend after the Easter vacation, also weighed down by a bunch of losers including "Peter Pan," "Hidalgo" and "The Girl Next Door."
Lawyer Carmen Calvo was sworn in Sunday as Spain's culture minister for socialist Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero's government. Now the Spanish film industry is asking what she can…
Fatih Akin's Berlinale winner "Head-On" is the leading contender for this year's German Film Awards, dubbed the Lolas, with four nominations, including feature film, director and leading female and…
Soundarya, a star of the regional Kannada-language film industry, died in a plane crash in the outskirts of the southern city of Bangalore on Saturday on her way to a political rally. She was 31.
Chile is reeling from an unflattering portrait of its seamier side in "Mala Leche."
Former Franchise prexy Andrew Stevens settled with German distributor Intertainment on Monday, a day before Intertainment's lawsuit against Franchise goes to trial in federal court in Santa Ana…
Ralph Fiennes and Rita Wilson will star in an untitled project that is being financed by El Camino Pictures, the film financing company formed by Bob Yari in alliance with William Morris Independent.
Natasha Richardson, Bonnie Hunt, Justin Theroux, Kip Pardue and Zoe Saldana have signed to star in Maggie Greenwald's drama "Lucy" for Gotham-based banner Plum Pictures.
Tommy Pallotta has joined Warner Independent Pictures' "A Scanner Darkly" as a producer, while Bob Sabiston will serve as the pic's animation director.
Showtime is getting super-sized. Pay cabler has picked up the exclusive pay TV rights to the Morgan Spurlock's Sundance sensation "Super Size Me," which it will bow early next year under its "Sho…
The $46 million Johnny Depp thriller "Secret Window" will have an unusually short window of less than 15 weeks before it arrives on DVD on June 22.