Much more so than in the United States, Hollywood's tentpole films have been hitting the sweet spot overseas. One of the most striking of the year-end statistics for 2006 shows just how successful…
Hungary's Korda Filmstudio development, touted as one of the most sophisticated film factories in Central Europe, will begin technical testing in March and will open for business in May, studio chief…
The Sundance Film Festival is familiar territory for Tom Bernard and Michael Barker; they've been buying movies there since the fest started. But this year, Sony Pictures Classics will approach Park…
Mel Gibson might be undergoing a rapid transformation from saint to sinner in the eyes of the Guatemalan people.
The sophomore jinx is a common affliction for young helmers, but British-Yemeni helmer Bader Ben Hirsi is happy just to have made it to his second pic alive.
If everything went smoothly over the Martin Luther King Day holiday weekend, CAA should open for business on Jan. 16 in its new digs in Century City.
Ever since Marlene Dietrich the Germans have liked smoky chanteuses, boding well for the Gallic Edith Piaf biopic "La Vie en Rose" which opens the Berlin Film Festival February 8.
Launching an art film quietly in the fall in order to build buzz in advance of a wider release closer to awards season isn't an uncommon tactic. But Fox Searchlight is taking the strategy to new…
A Bollywood pic set in Afghanistan around the fall of the Taliban has been banned in the country following an outcry from Afghan Hazara tribal leaders. "Kabul Express," helmed by Kabir Khan, was…
For a guy who never traveled much in life, Stanley Kubrick sure is getting around a lot these days. An ongoing international tour of the helmer's fabled archives just wrapped its latest stop, at the…