"Cloverfield" scared up solid but not monstrous overseas biz to top the weekend at the international box office with $18.6 million at 3,174 playdates in 33 markets.
Dan Klores' new docu "Black Magic" will premiere at a benefit screening for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, N.C. on Feb. 11. While the fest will host the theatrical version, ESPN…
The Weinstein Co. has set Ken Watanabe to join John Cusack and Gong Li in "Shanghai," a period drama that will begin shooting in China next month.
In the fast-growing Ukraine market, the projected 50 copy release of popular French "Asterix at the Olympic Games" was held up due to a recent law that films must be in the local lingo.
Disney 3-D pic "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour" set off tween mania at the weekend box office, scoring the highest Super Bowl weekend gross of all time.
The lure of Matthew McConaughey shirtless for extended stretches doubtless has some marketing value, but after that, "Fool's Gold" offers small compensation.
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to "Help Me Eros," a sexy drama by Taiwanese helmer Lee Kang-Sheng which appeared in competition at the Venice fest last fall. Company plans a Summer…
Industry vets rubbed elbows and clinked glasses with academia at the 20th annual Scripter Awards, presented by the Friends of USC Libraries Saturday night at the school's Doheny Memorial Library.
UTV Motion Pictures, the Indian movie production shingle that last year floated on the AIM section of the London Stock Exchange, has agreed to change its name. Outfit will in future be called UMP PLC…
"Protégé" and "The Warlords" dominated the nominations, announced Saturday, for the annual Hong Kong Film Awards.
Police have arrested seven more people allegedly involved in the celebrity porn scandal that has dominated Hong Kong headlines for much of the last week.