The world can't get enough of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." Sequel raked it in over the weekend, bowing in 11 new markets to add $62 million to its coffers.
Paramount Pictures has swung a deal for Duncan Birmingham's spec script "Swingles" for studio-based Kevin Misher to produce. Romantic comedy concerns a woman and a man forced to become each other's…
Gravel-voiced character actor Jack Warden, who was nominated for supporting actor Oscars for "Shampoo" and "Heaven Can Wait," died Wednesday in Manhattan of natural causes. He was 85.
The smooth sailing continues for Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." Pic dominated four new entries and easily won the weekend box office with $35 million at 4,133 playdates. What…
Booty. Doubloons. Bullion. No matter what you call them: Buena Vista Intl.'s "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" took in plenty with $57 million in 24 overseas markets.
The Backlot: The mind-bending success of "Da Vinci Code" and the "Pirates" sequel this summer has plunged some critics into moments of self-doubt. "What gives us the right to yell 'bomb' outside a…
The government and the Internet are not easy bedfellows. At a stadium rally July 19, Hong Kong's Customs & Excise department asked 200,000 youths between ages of 9 and 25 -- Boy Scouts, Air Cadet…
Argentina B.O. surged 16% to 19.5 million admissions in the first half of 2006 from 16.8 million a year earlier, with U.S. titles outpacing local fare by a wider-than-normal margin.
After approaching the board with a proposal for a management buyout last week, Victor Loewy and his righthand man Patrice Theroux were ousted from leading Canadian indie Motion Picture Distribution.
Argentina's 2001-02 economic crisis almost bankrupted Primer Plano Film Group, as a 65% currency slump made it impossible for the distributor to recoup its investment in 50 imported films. Four years…
London Eye: When the Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival opens Aug. 14 with the world premiere of Douglas Mackinnon's debut movie "The Flying Scotsman," it will mark the climax of an extraordinary odyssey…