Any doubts about how the Japanese would react to its potentially sensitive subject were dispelled over the weekend as "Pearl Harbor" saw a socko debut, smashing Buena Vista Intl.'s territory opening…
The world premiere of the Polish pic "Quo Vadis" will take place Aug. 30 at, of all places, the Vatican, in the 7,000-seat Paul VI Hall traditionally utilized by the Pope for his Wednesday audiences.
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"Amelie From Montmartre" scooped up the Crystal Globe at the 36th Karlovy Vary fest, which wrapped Saturday.
Brian Lambert has been appointed vice president of motion pictures and television music at Universal Music Publishing Group.
Universal Studios plans to open a theme park in India and is looking for an Indian partner.
Director Shekhar Kapur's next project will be an animation film about the mythological god Krishna.
Despite Vicente Fox's campaign pledges to support legitimate business and crack down on corruption, film and recording industry reps have seen a dramatic slackening of Mexico's fight against piracy…
Despite mounting problems in Vittorio Cecchi Gori's private and professional life, including a judicial probe for alleged money laundering and possession of drugs, the beleaguered tycoon's production…
New San Sebastian fest topper Mikel Olaciregui is believed to have secured some heavyweight Spanish auteurs for its Official Selection.
The Belgians have now taken over from the Swedes at the helm of the EU, and they are hoping to boost European film investment by setting up a legal register of local pics before the end of this year.