The troubled adaptation of Donna Woolfolk Cross's 1997 medieval novel "Pope Joan" has suffered another setback after Constantin Film sacked director Volker Schlondorff.
2006 was a bumper year for the U.K. film biz, contributing £4.3 billion ($8.8 billion) to the country's economy — a 39% increase on 2004, according to a report by research org Oxford Economics.
Jackie Chan will produce and star in "The Shinjuku Incident," a Japan-set immigrant drama to be helmed by Derek Yee Tung-sing.
Reliant Pictures Intl. has ponied up A$2.2 million ($1.9 million) for overseas rights to "How to Change in Nine Weeks" in its first major acquisition out of its London office.
Columbia Pictures is in negotiations with Terry George to direct "Edwin A. Salt," a Kurt Wimmer-scripted drama that is being developed as a star vehicle for Tom Cruise.
Though Paramount's acquisition of DreamWorks has often been termed a major dealmaking coup, there are signals their relationship may be unraveling.
Harry Potter cast his spell for a second straight weekend at the overseas box office as "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" dominated international moviegoing with $100.8 million from more…
The fifth edition of the Bangkok Intl. Film Fest got under way Thursday. Though there are still plenty of critics around ready to suggest that this may be the fest's last edition, activities were…
"Climates," a drama by Turkish helmer Nuri Bilge Ceylan, scooped the Grand Prize at the Skip City Intl. Digital Cinema fest in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture. A Y10 million ($8,278) cash prize…
In a rare instance of the printed word grabbing the spotlight over movies and videogames, youthful buyers snapped up 8.3 million copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" in its first 24 hours…