Warner Bros. Pictures has moved up the release date of Ed Zwick's "Blood Diamond" by one week to Dec. 8. Also opening on Dec. 8 are "Apocalypto," "The Holiday," "Unaccompanied Minors," and "DOA: Dead…
Halloween was lucky again this year for Lionsgate, which grossed $34.3 million for the third installment of its slasher series "Saw" -- the biggest bow in the company's history.
London Eye: It was never clear how much ex-Beatle George Harrison really knew about what went on at his shingle HandMade Films in the 1980s.
In a curious case of promo partnering, Pharmaceutical powerhouse Roche is using characters from Warner's upcoming penguin toon "Happy Feet" for its nationwide flu awareness campaign. The message: Get…
Italy's Medusa Cinema, which threw its weight behind the recently ended RomeFilmFest after being snubbed by Venice, has reason to be pleased.
Conventional wisdom says American comedies don't travel. But Fox's "The Devil Wears Prada" continued to strut its stuff overseas over the latest frame, and has now crossed the $100 million mark…
Getting a film made is rarely easy for Mideast helmers, but for director Jocelyn Saab the three-year journey to get her pic "Dunia" released in the region tested new levels of endurance.
"There are no old movies -- there are only movies you haven't seen before." The quote is one way to explain the success of a niche movie network that, in just 10 years of operation, now flickers in…
Vocento, a formerly stolid regional press group, is prepping a buying spree in Spanish film and TV, drawing on a war chest of north of $500 million in cash and credit.
The Backlot: The media likes to dwell on the idiosyncratic behavior of Hollywood superstars, but devotes vastly less attention to corporate superstars. Now the two forces are on a collision course.