China looks set to exempt Hong Kong from its foreign film quota as part of a new free trade agreement, according to Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa.
The Thai government is probing three cinema operators after complaints about high prices for tickets and refreshments.
Flush from the success of Hector Babenco's prison drama "Carandiru," Columbia TriStar has high hopes for another local pic, "Maria, a mae do filho de Deus" (Mary, the Mother of God's Son).
Hollywood blockbusters "X2: X-Men United" and "The Matrix Reloaded" are luring Argentines back to the theater -- sales are up 10% on last year's slump-driven lows.
Two Norwegian first features, Jens Lien's "Jonny Vang" and Pal Oie's "Dark Woods," will compete with "Kitchen Stories" (Bent Hamer's entry in Directors' Fortnight at Cannes) for this year's film…
Conservative San Gabriel Valley Congressman David Dreier is among a list of candidates to succeed top Hollywood lobbyist Jack Valenti.
Director Stephen Daldry and scribe Michael Cristofer are planning to scale "Everest" for Universal and Working Title Pictures. While Daldry's last film, "The Hours," turned the trick of weaving…
Planting itself firmly in awards season, the Hollywood Film Festival has opted this year for an Oct. 15-20 run.
Summer may be here, but Rodney Dangerfield and MGM are headed "Back to School," signing a deal to revive the biggest hit in the hound-faced comedian's feature career.
Clint Eastwood's "Mystic River," starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon, has been chosen as the opening-night film of the 41st New York Film Festival. It will unspool Oct. 3, ahead of the…
Keeping the musical momentum going in the wake of "Chicago" and recent development deals for "Damn Yankees" and "Guys and Dolls," Miramax has cued up yet another tuner, acquiring rights to make a…