Helmer Masayuki Suo is prepping a new film 10 years after the release of his worldwide hit "Shall We Dance?" That pic was released in the U.S. by Miramax in 1996 and remade as a Richard Gere-Jennifer…
China's top femme helmer, Li Shaohong, has started shooting psychological thriller "The Door," her first foray into commercial cinema. Her pic "Sheng sie ji" (Stolen Life) won the narrative feature…
Far more unsettlingly savage than many horror thrillers, Chris Sivertson's "The Lost" is a potently pulpy and purposefully lurid drama that probably will prove too brutal (and brutalizing) for both…
Trading house Sojitsu Holding will take a 17% stake in distrib Klockworx with the aim of developing and marketing content for the international market, including live-action films and animation.
Nigerian films dominate the nominations for the second African Movie Academy Awards, to be held April 29 in Yenagoa, Nigeria. Of the 15 films nominated for best feature, 10 are from Nigeria. Nigerian…
Life is composed of small truths rather than great events in Turkish stunner "Times and Winds," a hypnotic portrait of village life that packs a poetic-spiritual punch way beyond its placid surface…
Bollywood's glitterati will descend on Dubai June 16 for the Intl. Indian Film Academy awards, organizers said Wednesday.
United International Pictures has pacted with multiplex company Envoy Media Partners making it the first major distrib to ink a revenue-share based theatrical license agreement in Vietnam.
New Line is into "Me, Me, Me," snapping up Johnny Rosenthal's comedy pitch for high six figures and setting it up with Shawn Levy and Tom McNulty to produce through their 21 Laps Entertainment…
Egypt in 1955 is the setting for "OSS 117: Cairo -- Nest of Spies," a spoof that reps a remake actually worth making. Sparkling production design, a jubilantly retro score and a genuine flair for…