French film export revenues rose 8.4% to e152.2 million ($195 million) in 2005, while Gallic international sales outfits earned another $110 million from foreign film sales, up 5.2%, according to…
Exploitation director Matt Cimber turns his attention to more serious subjects in "Miriam," a Los Angeles-lensed WWII drama based on a true story. Low-budget pic marks the screen debut of Telly…
Tuning in: In a vintage "Saturday Night Live" sketch, the Hulk and the Flash attend a superhero party where they mock the lesser-known Ant-Man, chortling over his ability to shrink to ant-size while…
The Joseph Jefferson Awards honoring Chicago theater held court Monday night, and the Court Theater emerged as local royalty, taking a total of 10 awards: six for its revisionist take on musical "Man…
Gallic telco France Telecom has created a film rights division to co-produce 10-15 films a year and acquire libraries, it said Tuesday.
Sacha Baron Cohen vehicle "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" did boffo biz across Europe in its opening weekend, justifying the massive pre-release…
Closer collaborative efforts between Europe's increasing number of regional film funds as a means to engender more European co-productions is the dominant theme of Turin's European Cinema and…
A 35-year-old Chinese man has been jailed for four years for his part in a pirate DVD operation in London.
Frank Mannion's Swipe Films has picked up U.K. rights to "Frankie," starring Diane Kruger, and the Goya-winning Spanish pic "Princesses."
In New York: Madonna slipped into Gotham's Tracie Martyn salon for one of their fabulous facials. She needed a perk-up after giving interviews defending her adoption of a little boy. The paparazzi…
Prosecutors in the Wesley Snipes tax fraud case say there is no deal with the fugitive actor, who is currently filming in Namibia.