Having scored a surprise success with "Jackass: The Movie," MTV Films is again pushing the envelope -- this time into arthouse territory -- with "Better Luck Tomorrow."
Brian Rosen, producer and incoming chief exec of Australia's Film Finance Corp., has set lofty goals for his new job.
$$$ -- The Universal language. And the reason oil billionaire Marvin Davis and a white-shoe investor group are itching to buy U, take it public and merge it with a partner like NBC.
Much like Alex, the character he plays in the surprise Teutonic hit "Good Bye Lenin!", Daniel Bruehl finds himself in the center of a tale that gets bigger as it unfolds.
Continental Europeans don't have a tradition of attending American musicals, and that's proving to be a marketing challenge for "Chicago," despite its 13 Oscar noms, sundry awards and glitzy cast.
The film biz is discovering the joys of theater -- again. In the early days of the talkies, Hollywood recruited its major talent from the stage, including directors (George Cukor, et al.) and stars…
South Korea's largest distribs are refusing to release ticket sales information for top-10 box office charts -- claiming the rankings don't accurately reflect business performance.
South African paybox M-Net will give an African director the opportunity to produce a $100,000 feature in an attempt to promote commercially viable filmmaking in Africa.
Film screenings replaced star-studded banquets as the main event at ShoWest, while digital pioneers and global pirates prompted much of the background chatter at the venerable exhibition trade show.
The first South African short film festival will be held March 14 to 17 in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.
When Adam Sandler strode onstage at the Jubilee Theater in Las Vegas last week for the ShoWest premiere of "Anger Management," exhibs lapped up his schtick about the makings of the madcap comedy.
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