Universal Pictures has hired veteran marketing exec Kristin Patrick Petersen as senior VP, national promotions.
On February 14th, the Academy issued a statement from prexy Frank Pierson: "We have hoped from the very first that Mr. O'Toole would be present March 23 to accept his honorary Oscar, and now it looks…
The U.K. served up several surprises last weekend as "Daredevil" launched smartly but couldn't catch the buoyant soph sesh of "Two Weeks Notice," while "The Hours" looks like it may struggle to…
Brazil's National Cinema Agency, Ancine, is promoting local pics by helping filmmakers take part in international film fests.
Cedric the Entertainer is ready for another trim: The comedian has reupped to star in the sequel to MGM's hit laffer "Barbershop."
David Gordon Green, whose well-received Sundance competition entry "All the Real Girls" opened Friday, will direct Dermot Mulroney, Josh Lucas and Jamie Bell in "Undertow" for New York-based…
Two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler ("Bound for Glory," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf") has been elected to fill the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of…
The American Society of Cinematrographers bestowed its top honor upon the late lenser Conrad Hall during Sunday's 17th annual outstanding achievement awards at the Century Plaza Hotel.
Kieft & Kieft Group, operator of multiplex chain CineStar, and movie ad marketing company RoWo Holding is set to take over 32 of the 37 cinemas of bankrupt rival Ufa Theater to create Germany's…
Swedish director Josef Fares' comedy "Kops" has sold more than 167,000 tickets during its first week of domestic release, a new record for production house Memfis Film and distributor Sonet Film.