Columbia Pictures' adaptation of "The Da Vinci Code" will open this year's Cannes Film Festival on May 17 out of competition. Artistic director Thierry Fremaux traveled to L.A., where he nabbed the…
BBC America has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the British Academy Film Awards. Due to air Feb. 19 at 8 p.m., the show will be hosted by writer-thesp Stephen Fry.
Sony's Screen Gems horror pic "Underworld: Evolution" sunk its teeth into a boffo $27.6 million over the weekend, dominating a full slate at the box office. While "Brokeback Mountain" was expanding…
Aussie films made up just 1.3% of the B.O. in 2004, and while the 2005 figure is likely double that, even 3% is hardly a figure to brag about.
Vidgamers used to controlling the action in "Silent Hill" will have to sit back for the franchise's next iteration: a pic from Sony's TriStar label.
In 2005, total B.O. in Brazil was down 16% and ticket sales fell 22%, interrupting a series of eight consecutive years of market growth. Analysts attribute the drop to many of the same reasons being…
Once-sleepy Sundance continues to act as a snowball for more media attention each year. But the once-zealously independent fest has become an even bigger magnet for marketers and the pop press.
Three years ago, disillusioned screenwriter Richard Hawkins risked career suicide by dropping out of the film industry to try to get a movie made his own way.
The tables have turned for Indian pic producers. After decades of freely copycatting Western hits and failing to protect Hollywood product from rampant piracy, India's film biz is fuming that some…
Anthony Hopkins' repeated claims over the years that he was ready to throw in the towel on acting -- he's called the profession "distasteful," "disturbing" and "stupid" -- have never been more…
At the international wickets over the Jan. 13-15 frame, Buena Vista's "Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" continued to cast its spell on auds, beating out "King Kong" yet again.