Jackie Chan crimer "Shinjuku Incident" has secured theatrical distribution in the U.S. and will open Feb. 5, followed by a Sony Home Entertainment DVD release on May 25.
Norway generated an all-time record box office gross of kroner 1.041 billion ($186 million) last year, 13.5 % higher than 2008.
As most smaller titles struggle at the specialty box office, "The Boondocks Saints II" has been recouping.
Sci-fi films fared well with the America Cinema Editors.
Antoine Fuqua will direct spy thriller "Consent to Kill" for CBS Films with Lorenzo DiBonaventura and Nick Wechsler producing.
Finding itself drowning in debt last year, independent homevideo distributor Image Entertainment needed an extreme makeover.
Arri Inc. CTO Glenn Kennel will replace prexy Volker Bahnemann, who will step down this spring after 48 years with the company - 32 of them as CEO.
Seven films have been shortlisted for the makeup category of the 82nd Academy Awards.
Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts are teaming up in "Larry Crowne" with Hanks set to direct from his own script.
Themes of war dominated the feature film nominations from the American Society of Cinematographers.
Jack Kerness, who worked as an art director for Hollywood studios with filmmakers such as Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick, died of natural causes Jan. 9 in Canoga Park, Calif. He was 98.