Ann Peacock is attached to adapt Lauren St. John children's tome "The White Giraffe" for Walden Media. Pic will be released under the Fox Walden banner.
Despite Sharon Stone's presence, the opening frames of the Shanghai Film Festival were unashamedly local and curiously low key given the event's 10th anni.
"Please Vote for Me," director Weijun Chen's film about a third-grade class election in China's Wuhan Province, received enough ballots from the SilverDocs jury to win the Sterling award for top…
The latest chapter in Harry Potter's journey to adulthood has attracted a mature rating Down Under, effectively ensuring that many youngsters will not be able to see it.
The Asia Pacific Screen Awards, set for Nov. 13, are revving up their search for a production company after lengthy talks have ended with Jigsaw Prods.
The notion of Crispin Glover playing evil twins will hold irresistible attraction for some folk -- even if "Simon Says" proves easier to resist and the star turn itself disappoints. This routinely…
"Shrek the Third" led a weekend feast at a robust international box office with $46 million at 3,693 playdates in 36 markets, topping solid results from "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End,"…
A perfect example of the kind of artistically exemplary but challenging English-language feature no longer assured easy passage to global arthouse auds, "The Living and the Dead" has been kicking…
At least three months after Sandra Levy accepted the job as topper of the prestigious Australian Film, Television and Radio School, the Oz government has finally greenlit her appointment.
Paramount Pictures Australia has inked its first Aussie pickup, "The Final Winter," a privately financed football feature from tyro production company the Three Scallywags.
Paramount Vantage is hoping auds will be as bullish on bears and walruses as they were on "March of the Penguins," although it remains to be seen if they will warm to "Arctic Tale," an expertly…