During a tepid weekend at the box office, Paramount's "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" debuted in the top spot at $16.2 million, outdistancing Buena Vista's Bernie Mac baseball laffer, "Mr…
Expect a very unusual awards season for the Mouse House. Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles" is generating buzz and is expected to do boffo B.O.; the studio is also mulling a best-picture Oscar push.
Mexico's top government film funding board said it would fund 11 film projects, fueling hopes the local industry can come out of its long production decline.
Michael Eisner's announcement that he'll be ankling in two years wasn't notable as much for what he said but when he said it.
Australia is witnessing a rare alignment of the stars. Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Heath Ledger, Guy Pearce and Geoffrey Rush all are set to star in films shooting Down Under in the…
Italian-Americans have long had a beef with the way they've been portrayed in Hollywood, from "The Godfather" to "Analyze This" to "The Sopranos." But now the Italos are hot and bothered over a…
Marco Mehlitz and German film fund and production outfit Cinerenta are bringing Lions Gate zombie pic "Flight of the Dead" to Studio Babelsberg.
Time for Plan B. After trying to sell U.K. auds on the failings of Morgan Spurlock's "Super Size Me" doc, McDonald's has retooled its PR efforts to emphasize the larger debate on obesity and healthy…
Thailand's BEC Tero Entertainment has postponed film production after running up hefty losses on its recent slate, which included "Tears of the Black Tiger,'' ''Bang Rajan,'' ''Saving Private…
He may be a big noise now, but Jean-Pierre Jeunet hasn't forgotten his roots. The Gallic helmer has seen to it that his mum and old friends in his home town of Roanne, pop. 38,000, will be among the…
Studios are quietly upping their bets on sports films at a time when Hollywood is supposedly obsessed with the $200 million tentpole blockbusters.