The three-day Filmart wrapped up Friday, with an ACNielsen survey conducted over the previous two days showing that 65% of buyers want improvements in Hong Kong scripts.
Film execs are hoping an appeal to China's government in October will end Hong Kong's foreign status.
Anouk Aimee has inked to star in Marceline Loridan's autobiographical docu-feature about the two years Loridan spent in a Nazi extermination camp during World War II.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
France Televisions Distribution announced the departure of Hugo Bergson Vuillaume, managing director of President Films and director of the pubcaster's film unit, on Friday.
In a deal worth high-six figures, Intermedia Films has purchased Howard M. Gould's comedy pitch about sexual harassment in academia.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has voted to grant the documentary branch a full set of three governors.
Singer Rosemary Clooney, the 1950s pop crooner and actress who found a second act as a jazz song stylist in the last 25 years of her life, died Saturday evening at the age of 74 at her Beverly Hills…
Large-screen film company Imax made its Chinese debut late last week, opening the doors of a new sales office and pair of theaters at the Shanghai Science & Technology Museum.
Adam Sandler did a very good deed indeed for Sony this weekend, as his "Mr. Deeds" laffer bowed with an estimated $37.6 million atop the weekend box office.
Warner Bros. Pictures wants to be the industry's franchise factory, with five tentpole movies out of the studio's annual slate of 25-30 titles.