Dustin Hoffman, French actress Isabelle Huppert and directors Roland Joffe, Nagisa Oshima, Hector Babenco and Tsui Hark are among the nine jury members of the first Shanghai Intl. Film Festival.
Director Frank Marshall and Sean Connery are in "heavy discussions" regarding Hollywood Pictures/Cinergi Prods.' big-budget period actioner "Smoke and Mirrors."
Cineville Inc. has hired Edwin S. Friendly III as head of Cineville Intl. Inc., widening the company's bid to become a player in the independent arena.
Dennis Hopper has been set to direct and appear in Morgan Creek Prods.' action comedy "Chasers," with Tom Berenger in the lead role.
Two well-known distributors of film classics -- ADN Associates Ltd. and John H. Flynn & Associates -- have formed Hollywood Classics, a new company that will offer foreign distributors classic films…
Hearst Entertainment and Worldvision Homevideo have inked their first "label" output deal for domestic rights on 21 telefilms. All pix, in the $ 2.5 million range, will have had network or cable…
Overseas Filmgroup subsid First Look Pictures has signed "Sid & Nancy" helmer Alex Cox to write and direct provocative thriller "Blue Tiger," budgeted at $ 4 million. "We have all rights outside…
The feds have it all wrong. When the Commerce Department issued a report earlier this year noting that Hollywood was truly a global industry, it missed the point that foreigners are, in a great part…
The hustle for funding to produce feature films has turned into a worldwide tug-of-war. Gone are the days when producers could strut on Wall Street, brandishing their glitzy projects in hopes of…
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar